Pianist Jeneba Kanneh-Mason is the third of the Kanneh-Mason clan to establish herself as a soloist. She made her BBC Proms debut in 2021 with the Chineke! Orchestra, performing the Florence Price Concerto and was heralded by the press as “demonstrating musical insight, technical acuity, and an engaging performing persona” (Music OMH).
Jeneba was a Keyboard Category Finalist in BBC Young Musician 2018, winner of the Murs du Son Prize at the Lagny-Sur-Marne International Piano Competition in France, 2014, and The Nottingham Young Musician 2013. She was also winner of the Iris Dyer Piano Prize at The Royal Academy of Music, Junior Academy, where she studied with Patsy Toh.
Jeneba was named one of Classic FM’s ‘Rising Stars’ and appeared on Julian Lloyd Webber’s radio series in 2021. She has also been featured on several television and radio programmes, including Radio 3, In Tune, The BAFTAs, The Royal Variety Performance, the documentary for BBC4, Young, Gifted and Classical, and the Imagine documentary for BBC1, ‘This House is Full of Music’. She has recorded for the album, Carnival, with Decca Classics.
- Shostakovich · Prelude and Fugue in D Major
- William Grant Still · Three Visions
- Prokofiev · Sonata No. 7
- Beethoven · Piano Sonata No. 7 in D Major
- Debussy · Estampes