Lucy Duran is in Baku in Azerbaijan to listen to the 2013 World Routes Academy apprentice, Fidan Hajiyeva, and her teacher, Gochaq Askarov.
Lucy Duran is in Azerbaijan for the final time for this year's World Routes Academy. The scheme's apprentice Fidan Hajiyeva and her teacher, the celebrated singer Gochaq Askarov travel to Sheki, or the Switzerland of Azerbaijan as it's known, as well the ancient capital and cultural power-house Samxi. Producer James Parkin.
In January 2013 UK-based, 17 year Fidan Hajiyeva old became the youngest member of the World Routes Academy. Launched in 2010, the BBC Radio 3 World Routes Academy aims to support and inspire young world music artists by bringing them together with an internationally renowned artist in the same field and belonging to the same tradition.
In Previous years, the scheme has worked with musicians from Iraq, Southern India, and Colombia.