Sitar virtuoso Purbayan Chatterjee with Kathryn Tickell
Kathryn Tickell with a studio session from Indian sitar virtuoso Purbayan Chatterjee plus a Road Trip from Greenland
Kathryn Tickell with a studio session from Indian sitar virtuoso Purbayan Chatterjee, with tabla player Gurdain Rayatt, who are performing in London at the Darbar Festival. For this week's Road Trip, Karsten Sommer reports from Greenland, and our Classic Artist is the late Algerian singer Rachid Taha. Also in the show, alt-rock band legends They Might Be Giants present this week's Music Planet Mixtape.
Listen to the world - Music Planet, Radio 3's new world music show presented by Lopa Kothari and Kathryn Tickell, brings us the best roots-based music from across the globe - with live sessions from the biggest international names and the freshest emerging talent; classic tracks and new release, and every week a bespoke Road Trip from a different corner of the globe, taking us to the heart of its music and culture. Plus special guest Mixtapes and gems from the BBC archives. Whether it's traditional Indian ragas, Malian funk, UK folk or Cuban jazz, you'll hear it on Music Planet.