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Alexandra Kloss
Alexandra Kloss in her normal clothes and, right, in Baroque costume

Alexandra Kloss

Alexandra Kloss is a talented young musician, who is studying at the prestigious Royal Academy of Music. We listen to Alexandra talk about her studies and play her instrument.

Here are some comprehension questions. Listen out for the answers as Alexandra is speaking. You'll be able to check what the answers are at the end of the programme, or by downloading the script at the bottom of this page.

  1. What instrument does Alexandra play?
  2. What languages does Alexandra speak?
  3. What project has she been involved in, at the Royal Academy of Music?
  4. What kinds of music can one play on Alex's instrument?


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