Award-winning cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason MBE has joined Take That’s Gary Barlow for a rousing performance of Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’. The collaboration was part of Barlow’s popular ‘Crooner Sessions’ initiative, streamed on his social media channels every week with previous guests including Robbie Williams, Rod Stewart and Leona Lewis. Watch the full performance below.
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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.