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String Festival with Sheku Kanneh-Mason

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Young string players performing on the Clore Ballroom of Royal Festival Hall


Sheku Kanneh-Mason – cello
Members of the Philharmonia Orchestra


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Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 5

Sheku Kanneh-Mason Ajde Jano

Over 100 young string players come together with superstar cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason for a massed string festival. The day consists of a series of workshops, campfire sessions led by Sheku Kanneh-Mason, coaching, and both massed and chamber performance supported by members of the Philharmonia.

This is the culmination of our first ever collaborative Featured Artist and Learning & Engagement project, produced in partnership with the Southbank Centre and local music hubs. Come along and listen as we inspire and encourage a new generation of string players.

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Prices & Discounts

Free, no ticket required

Running time

This event takes place from 12.30pm – 5.10pm, with various breaks and sessions throughout the day

No ticket required