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Two free tickets to Kayhan Kalhor, Madjid Khaladj and ensemble

We’ll be giving away two tickets to Kayhan Kalhor, Madjid Khaladj and ensemble for Sunday 13 November 2011, 7:45pm to celebrate the London Jazz Festival on next month. Kalhor is acclaimed master of the kemancheh and Grammy Award nominee. Tune in this Monday 13.30 GMT to find out how to win… Continue reading

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Amir Tafreshipour – Monday 7th March 2011

My guest this week is a contemporary classical composer who enjoys the freedom of expression afforded the avant garde without the extreme dynamic changes and visual language usually associated with the genre. Growing up in Iran during the Iran-Iraq war and then in Denmark and finally England, Tafreshipour’s compositions merge his three identities clearly. He … Continue reading