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Thread #172936   Message #4200496
Posted By: GUEST,henryp
06-Apr-24 - 05:40 AM
Thread Name: BBC Radio This week 2024
Subject: RE: BBC Radio This week 2024
The BBC is re-arranging its radio schedules. Music Planet moves to 21.30 on Saturday.

06 April Ganavya in session; Lopa Kothari presents the best roots-based music from across the world, featuring a specially recorded studio session with the vocalist and composer Ganavya.

13 April 2024Genticorum in concert; Kathryn Tickell with highlights from Quebecois band Genticorum's recent performance at Celtic Connections in Glasgow, plus a round-up of the latest new releases.

20 April Anoushka Shankar; Kathryn Tickell is joined by acclaimed sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar, whose new album Chapter II: How Dark It Is Before Dawn was released earlier this month. Together they share the music that has inspired, influenced and shaped them.

27 April Fran & Flora's Precious Collection; Lopa Kothari chats to experimental folk duo Fran & Flora about their new album Precious Collection and the traditional Yiddish and Klezmer tunes that inspired them, and we have new music from Spain, Scotland, Norway, Japan and Burkina Faso.

Four earlier episodes available on BBC Sounds;
WOMAD Revisited: Femi Kuti and the Positive Force; Lopa Kothari with previously unbroadcast material from a set by Femi Kuti and his band The Positive Force, performing live at WOMAD last year. 2 days left to listen.
Volosi in session; Lopa Kothari with latest new releases and a specially recorded studio session by Polish string band Volosi. 9 days left to listen.
Meridian Brothers in concert; Lopa Kothari presents a recording of Colombia's Meridian Brothers, live at Kings Place in London, as part of the Songlines Encounters festival. 16 days left to listen.
Zakir Hussain; Tabla player Zakir Hussain is in conversation with Lopa Kothari, sharing his favourite music, as well as discussing his career and musical influences. 23 days left to listen.