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Queens of Melody: Interview Shazia Manzoor

Duration: 03:51

The Queens of Melody concert is currently available on the BBC Red Button.

The BBC Philharmonic and BBC Asian Network collaborated for the first time ever in November last year in a celebration of the life and songs of Pakistani singers Noor Jehan, Musarrat Nazir, Reshma and Nazia Hasan.

International artists Shazia Manzoor and Qurat-ul-ain Balouch took to the stage in Bradford to perform some legendary classics, alongside the BBC Philarmonic, in a concert called Queens of Melody.

In this extract, from BBC Radio Manchester and Lancashire's Indus show, we hear the interview with Talat-Farooq Awan and renowned Punjabi singer Shazia Manzoor, just ahead of the concert …

The Queens of Melody concert is currently available on the BBC Red Button, from Monday 21st until Friday 25th January. For full details of where to watch the TV programme go to and click on the Red Button Schedule.

Available since: Tue 22 Jan 2013

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News, comment and entertainment for the Asian Community with Talat-Farooq Awan.

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