Classical Conversations

Sheku and Isata: Muse


Haley Taylor chats with the uber-talented siblings Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason, who have released their first album together. Entitled Muse, the recording (on the Decca Classics label) features the cello/piano sonatas of Samuel Barber and Sergei Rachmaninoff, plus some beautiful song transcriptions from both composers. As they tell us, their collaboration was partly inspired by the global pandemic, which led them to examine and explore their remarkable music-making together in an intimate setting.

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