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14/11/2011 Regina Carter, Lorna Anderson, James Lisney, David Shrigley, David Fennessy

Jazz violinist Regina Carter plays live in the In Tune studio with her band - Lamin Kuyateh on kora, Will Holshouser on accordion, Jesse Murphy on bass and Alvester Garnett on drums - ahead of their performance at the London Jazz Festival. Regina talks to presenter Suzy Klein about the tour and her recent album of African folk tunes.

Soprano Lorna Anderson and pianist James Lisney appear live on In Tune as they prepare for their concert at St John Smith Square. Plus we hear from artist David Shrigley and composer David Fennessy about their new opera Pass the Spoon at the Tramway in Glasgow.

Including "My Essential Symphony" with the novelist and journalist Will Self.

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Presented by Suzy Klein
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Last on

Mon 14 Nov 2011 16:30

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