Isata Kanneh-Mason

Isata Kanneh-Mason

One of the brightest and most thrilling musicians of our time

Isata Kanneh-Mason thrilled the Bradfield audience with her phenomenal playing when accompanying her brother Sheku Kanneh-Mason at our Festival in 2018. Isata now returns in her own right as an outstanding soloist.

She has performed around the UK and abroad, with concerto appearances, in solo recitals and in chamber ensembles, including at the Wigmore Hall, The Royal Festival Hall, St Martin-in-the -Fields, The Duke’s Hall (Royal Academy), The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, Kings Place and Milton Court, Barbican in London. She has performed in The Portland Piano Series in Oregon, USA, in The Barbican Sound Unbound Series, The Colour of Music Festival in South Carolina, The Hebden Bridge and Lincoln Music Festivals, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, the Caribbean, The Cayman Islands, Canada and Switzerland.

Isata has performed several times on BBC television and radio, including Radio 3 In Tune, Radio 3 RPS Awards, BBC2 The Proms Extra, Radio 4 Woman’s Hour, Al Jazeera TV, BBC World Service, Channel 4, The One Show, the BBC4 documentary: Young, Gifted and Classical, ITV Born To Shine, BBC2 Classroom Heroes, BBC Young Musician, and a documentary for Sunday Morning by CBS Television (USA).


Isata Kanneh-Mason (Piano)


  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 2, No. 2
  • John Field: Nocturne No 5 in Bb major
  • Clara Schumann: Nocturne No. 2 in F Major, Op. 6
  • Samuel Barber: Nocturne, Op. 33
  • Francis Poulenc: Eight Nocturnes, FP. 56, No. 5, Phalènes
  • Francis Poulenc: Eight Nocturnes, FP. 56, No. 7, Assez allant
  • George Gershwin: Three Preludes
  • Samuel Barber: Piano Sonata in E-flat minor, Op. 26

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