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Claudia Aurora on Mundo Vibe

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Free download of Claudia Aurora’s “Cigana” from her forthcoming album “Silêncio”

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Claudia Aurora’s debut album, “Silêncio”, now available to pre-order at Amazon at special launch price

Claudia Aurora‘s debut album, “Silêncio” (World Village/Harmonia Mundi, UK release date: 31 Oct 2011) is now available to pre-order at Amazon.co.uk at a special launch price of £11.23 (with free delivery in the UK)!!!!

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Foot-Stompin’ Folk on Spiral Earth

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Claudia Aurora as a special guest of These New Puritans

Here’s some footage of one of the songs where Claudia Aurora participated as a special guest of These New Puritans, at Heaven (London) on 18th May 2011… she only met the group on the day of the show and only rehearsed the song five minutes on the soundcheck… everyone loved it though…

Just in case you are not aware of who These New Puritans are, I will just tell you that their album “Hidden” was crowned NME’s Album Of The Year in 2010. The band saw off competition from Arcade Fire and Beach House to win the honour, voted for by NME writers.

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Claudia Aurora on BBC Radio 3

Lucy Duran‘s World Routes (BBC Radio 3) presents excerpts from Claudia Aurora‘s wonderful recent concert at Southbank Centre plus an interview with the amazing Portuguese fadista this coming Saturday, 15:00 on BBC Radio 3

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Claudia Aurora debuts at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre

Claudia Aurora debuts at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre at the Women of the World Festival, on Saturday 12 March 2011. With a following to rival flamenco, the haunting melodies of Portuguese fado have always held listeners spellbound; Claudia Aurora is its powerful new voice. The singer-songwriter’s award-winning debut album ‘Silencio’ last year wowed the critics as the first collection of original fado songs to be recorded in the UK.

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Terry Riley, Talvin Singh and George Brooks European Tour

Asian Music Circuit in association with Red Orange presents

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TERRY RILEY, TALVIN SINGH, GEORGE BROOKS

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California Kirana – The West Coast Legacy of Pran Nath

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Terry Riley has been away from Europe for many years, and this is his 75th Birthday. Red Orange and the Asian Music Circuit are honoured to tour the world famous Terry Riley as he performs Indian ragas with arrangements on the saxophone played by the ever progressive saxophonist George Brooks and Mercury Music awarded tabla player Talvin Singh. Solos from each artist as well.

Music, like all living beings, must evolve to keep pace with a changing environment. The ancient arts of India struggle for survival in a world moving at an every increasing speed. Technology and desire for wealth move us forward and leave little time for the reflection and introspection necessary to evolve the high art known as raga.

Pran Nath’s music was rooted in the masters of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. As a young man he survived a harrowing journey during partition from Lahore to the new nation of India and later to the US where his most dedicated students absorbed his teachings and continue to reflect on them in deeply personal forms of artistic expression. Pran Nath took the ancient traditions of fierce dedication to craft and guru and handed them to a new generation of American disciples.

Terry Riley, George Brooks and Talvin Singh will perform traditional ragas arranged for piano, voice, saxophone and percussion, focusing on some of Pran Nath’s favorite ragas from the Kirana tradition such as Darbari, Bageshri, Malkauns, Yemen and Bhimpolasi. In addition they will perform works from their duo repertoire including movements from “Salome Dances for Peace” and “Ebony Horns”. Each artist will also perform a solo work.

Date Location/Contact Details
Fri 15 Oct
2010
Teatro MPX, Padua, Italy
Sun 17 Oct
2010
Uppsala Konsert & Kongress Roslagsgatan 8 SE-753 75 Uppsala, Sweden
www.redorange.org.uk
Tue 19 Oct
2010
Theatro Circo de Braga Av. da Liberdade, 697 4710-251 Braga, Portugal
www.redorange.org.uk
Fri 22 Oct
2010
Muziekcentrum Frits Philips Postbus 930 5600 AX Eindhoven, Netherlands
www.redorange.org.uk
Sat 23 Oct
2010
Porgy & Bess, Jazz & Music Club, A 1010 Vienna, Riemergasse 11, Austria
www.redorange.org.uk
Sun 24 Oct
2010
Haus der Kulturen der Welt John-Foster-Dulles-Allee 10 10557 Berlin, Germany
www.redorange.org.uk
Thu 28 Oct
2010
St.Georges, Bristol, England
0845 402 4001, www.stgeorgesbristol.co.uk
Fri 29 Oct
2010
An Tain theatre Dundalk Louth, Ireland
0818 205 205, www.centralticketbureau.com
Sat 30 Oct
2010
Elmwood Hall, Belfast BT7 1NF, Northern Ireland (as part of The Ulster Bank Belfast at Queen’s)
028 9097 11 97, www.belfastfestival.com
Tue 2 Nov
2010
Turner Sims, Southampton SO17 1BJ, England
023 8059 5151, www.turnersims.co.uk
Wed 3 Nov
2010
Kings Place, London N1 9AG, England (as part of the London International Festival of Exploratory Music)
020 7520 1490, www.kingsplace.co.uk, www.redorange.org.uk
Fri 5 Nov
2010
RNCM Concert Hall, Manchester M13 9RD, England
0161 907 5555, www.rncm.ac.uk
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Tungijuq nominated for an award

Tanya Tagaq’s short film, Tungijuq, produced by Isuma Productions, with music by Tanya Tagaq and Jesse Zubot, filmed by Felix Lajeunesse and Paul Raphael, has been nominated for Best Multimedia at the Western Canada Music Awards. The winner will be announced at the Break Out West Conference, Kelowna, BC October 21 – 24.

Tungijuq is more of a short film than a music video. It is a thought-provoking meditation on the seal-hunt and what it means to the traditional way of life. Tanya created the mystical, form-shifting fantasy and filmmakers Félix Lajeunesse and Paul Raphael brought the idea to life. Jesse Zubot and producer Juan Hernandez joined Tanya to create the music and the seven minute film includes an appearance by Cannes-winning actor Zacharias Kunuk. Tungijuq is a cinematic and musical expression of the organic and indisputable reality of hunting in Inuit culture. The work was produced by Kunuk Cohn Productions and Igloolik Isuma Productions.

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RED ORANGE presents FOLK MADE IN THE UK

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