17-Year-Old Cellist’s Performance Of “Hallelujah” Is Absolutely Breathtaking

17-year old cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason performs a new arrangement of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah.”

Sheku is a member of Chineke! Orchestra and he also plays Principal cello in Chineke! Junior Orchestra and in the Junior Royal Academy Symphony Orchestra.

He was for several years a member of the National Youth Chamber Orchestra. He plays regular chamber music, particularly with the Kanneh-Mason Piano Trio and String Quartet, and the Mitzuka String Trio.

He has given numerous concerts throughout the UK, in Europe and the USA, including solo, chamber and concerto performances.