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Kanneh-Mason Trio

01 Aug 2023 | 20:00 | Sheldonian Theatre, Sheldonian Extra

Mendelssohn Excerpts from Songs Without Words
Mendelssohn ‘On Wings of Song’ from Six Songs for Voice and Piano, Op. 34 No. 2 (tr. Joseph Achron) 
Beethoven Piano Trio in G major, Op. 1 No. 2
Brahms Piano Trio No. 2 in C major, Op. 87

Braimah Kanneh-Mason violin 
Sheku Kanneh-Mason cello 
Jeneba Kanneh-Mason piano

Britain’s most talented siblings come to the Sheldonian Theatre for a variously configured concert taking in the momentum and lyricism of Mendelssohn. Eventually, all three Kanneh-Masons unite for two staples of the piano trio literature. First they bring us the gentle giant among Beethoven’s piano trios: the G major work that offers a rare portrait of Beethoven at his most untroubled and serene. Next comes a trio spawned by Brahms at the peak of his powers, a work of Olympian prowess and virile heroism that ultimately channels the same joy animated by Beethoven. Don’t miss this remarkable trio of musicians who have been playing together since childhood.

Kanneh-Mason Trio

01 Aug 2023

Tickets: £15, £22, £28, £38
(Students from £5)
Duration: 120 min
Venue: Sheldonian Theatre, Sheldonian Extra