Isata Kanneh-Mason

Rising Stars

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As a member of the ECHO – European Concert Hall Organisation network, which consists of a group of prestigious concert halls across Europe, the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation is opening its venue and hosting the Rising Stars cycle. Throughout the musically intense day, in which admission is free, attention will be on the Rising Stars of musical interpretation and creation, to provide the public with the chance to witness the live performances of these future stars. Once again, the programme concentrates on a range of events, with performances by musicians of outstanding talent.


Isata Kanneh-Mason Piano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)
Piano Sonata No. 14, in C minor, K. 457
1. Molto allegro
2. Adagio
3. Allegro assai

Sofia Gubaidulina (n. 1931)

Eleanor Alberga (n. 1949)
Cwicseolfor (commissioned by ECHO)

Sergei Rachmaninov (1873 – 1943)
Études-Tableaux op. 39 (selection)
1. C minor: Allegro agitato
2. A minor: Lento assai
4. B minor: Allegro assai
5. E-flat minor: Appassionato
6. A minor: Allegro

Fryderyk Chopin (1810 – 1849)
Ballade No. 2, in F major, op. 38


Isata Kanneh-Mason is nominated as an ECHO Rising Star by B:Music, Birmingham.


15 Jan 19:30 / Auditorium 2 / Free admission*
Talk with Isata Kanneh-Mason, moderated by Andrea Lupi

*A valid EU COVID Digital Certificate (vaccination, testing or recovery) is mandatory to attend this event.

The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation reserves the right to collect and keep records of images, sounds and voice for the diffusion and collective preservation of the memory of its cultural and artistic activity. For further information, please contact us at [email protected].

Main Sponsor Gulbenkian Music


  • ECHO
  • Creative Europe

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