Nottingham cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason invited to perform at Royal wedding by Meghan Markle

Watch: Nottinghamshire cellist Sheky Kanneh-Mason performing on Notts TV

Nottinghamshire cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason has announced he will be performing at the Royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Prince Harry saw Sheku, 19, play at an event in London in June 2017 in support of the work of Antiguan charity the Halo Foundation.

And Meghan Markle phoned him personally today (Tuesday April 24) to invite him to play at the Royal wedding on Saturday May 19.

Prince Harry and Meghan will get married at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle.

Sheku Tweeted to say: “I’m so excited and honoured to perform at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding.

“I was bowled over when Ms Markle called me to ask if I would play during the ceremony and of course I immediately said yes!

“What a privilege – I can’t wait!”

Sheku Kanneh-Mason

Sheku won the BBC Young Musician of the Year award in 2016 and recently released his debut album ‘Inspiration’.

He is a student at the Royal Academy of Music.

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