Celtic Connections with Lopa Kothari
Live music from the Rheingans Sisters, Chris Stout and Catriona McKay, and Ian Carr and Niklas Roswall, all artists appearing at this year's festival.
Lopa Kothari with live music from artists featured at this year's Celtic Connections festival including the Rheingans Sisters, Scottish traditional music from Chris Stout and Catriona McKay, plus the duo of guitarist Ian Carr and Swedish nyckelharpist Niklas Roswall. This week's classic artist is the late Hugh Masekela, and a track from the South African trumpeter's 1973 collaboration with Ghanaian group Hedzoleh Soundz. Plus we have new releases from Bassekou Kouyate (Mali), Kel Assouf (Niger/Belgium), Carminho (Portugal) and Que Vola? (Cuba).
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 releases, 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.