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Isata & Sheku | The Kanneh-Masons in Music Week

5 October 2020

Isata, Braimah, Sheku, Konya and Jeneba spoke to Music Week’s Andre Paine about their new family album, Carnival, featuring Michael Morpurgo and Olivia Colman.

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Announcing new album ‘Carnival’ from The Kanneh-Masons!

The Kanneh-Masons, classical music family
The Kanneh-Masons (c) Jake Turney

We announced today that the Kanneh-Mason siblings – Isata, Braimah, Sheku, Konya, Jeneba, Aminata and Mariatu – are to release a new album on 6th November, featuring the voice of Oscar-winning actor Olivia Colman reading new poems by British author Michael Morpurgo!

The album, Carnival, celebrates music beloved by children and adults alike, including the full ‘Carnival of the Animals’ suite by Saint-Saëns, ‘The Seal Lullaby’ by Eric Whitacre, ‘Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy’ by Tchaikovsky and a brand new arrangement of Bob Marley’s ‘Redemption Song’.

The album can be pre-ordered here.

The story was covered by Press Association, BBC News, MailOnline, Music Week, Tatler, Harper’s Bazaar, Metro, i Paper, Mirror, Independent and more!