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The Kanneh-Masons Team Up With Michael Morpurgo and Olivia Colman for Carnival

A musical celebration of Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals sees Olivia Colman and Michael Morpurgo teaming up with the Kanneh-Mason siblings.

The Kanneh-Masons

Carnival, which will be released on Decca Classics on 06 November 2020, includes new poems written and read by Morpurgo with Colman with music performed by the Kanneh-Mason siblings – Isata, Braimah, Sheku, Konya, Jeneba, Aminata and Mariatu.

The album includes a new arrangement of Eric Whitacre’s ‘The Seal Lullaby’ as well as the Kanneh-Masons’ own arrangement of Bob Marley’s Redemption Song.

Children’s illustrator Emma Chichester Clark created the album’s artwork.

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