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The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians, the No-Smoking Orchestra, Viguela

Lopa Kothari, Andrew McGregor and Kathryn Tickell present the first of a weekend of broadcasts from the globe's leading festival of world music, live from Charlton Park.

Lopa Kothari, Andrew McGregor and Kathryn Tickell present the first of a weekend of broadcasts from the globe's leading festival of world music, live from Charlton Park in Wiltshire. Emir Kusturica and the No-Smoking Orchestra light up WOMAD live from the Open Air stage, and The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians make their WOMAD debut. Spanish folk band Viguela are live from the BBC Radio 3 Charlie Gillett Stage, and there are recorded highlights from Malian diva Oumou Sangare, and Estonian turbo-folk band Trad Attack. Plus interviews, BBC Introducing and a live visit to the Radio 3 Session Tent, starting off more than eleven hours of live broadcasting across the WOMAD weekend.

Radio 3 returns to WOMAD with more live broadcasting than ever before, with live sets and highlights from the main stages as well as the BBC Radio 3 Charlie Gillett Stage, where Radio 3 has invited artists from across the globe to perform, many making UK Festival debuts. The weekend includes a Sunday morning simulcast with Cerys on 6, artists from BBC Introducing, and video performances from the Radio 3 Session Tent.

3 hours, 30 minutes

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Music Played

  • Officina Zoè

    Taranta

  • Oumou Sangaré

    Andia

  • Oumou Sangaré

    Kounadia

  • Emir Kusturica & The No Smoking Orchestra

    Live at Womad 2017

  • MAYA YOUSSEF

    Queen of the night

  • MAYA YOUSSEF

    Bombs turn into roses

  • Trad.Attack!

    Imepuu / Magic Tree

  • Trad.Attack!

    Reied / Thighs

  • Trad.Attack!

    Yaan’Kene

  • Trad.Attack!

    Momm (Bear Song)

  • Members of The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians

    Dulab and Wasla Hijaz

  • Members of The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians

    Dulab and Walsa Rast

    Singer: Mohammed Saleh.
  • Members of The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians

    I need

    Singer: Maverick Sabre.
  • Viguela

    El Pajaro ya Volo

  • Viguela

    Jota

  • Viguela

    Verata

  • Viguela

    Ganancillo

  • Viguela

    Verdeguea y Geana

  • Barry Gray

    Theme from 'The Mysterons'

    Performer: New York Theremin Society.
  • The Beatles

    If I Fell

    Performer: New York Theremin Society.
  • Officina Zoè

    Min Ora

  • Officina Zoè

    Kale Nikta

  • Officina Zoè

    Pizzica Tarantata

  • DON KIPPER

    Min Ora

  • DON KIPPER

    Klezmer Medley

  • DON KIPPER

    Opa Ela

  • Oumou Sangaré

    DJOUKOUROU

Broadcast

  • Fri 28 Jul 2017 21:30

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