AWIL 131 Wed, 2014-10-29 11:27

The Grand Union Orchestra have just celebrated 30 years on the road! Boasting a core team of over 30 musicians, all Londoners from multicultural backgrounds, this brilliant orchestra is undoubtedly the most diverse in existence. Their music conveys powerful & evocative stories about migration and unification. Musical director, Tony Haynes has created a new show to mark their three decades of activity, so catch him on this AWIL, alongside general manager Claire Sivier, talking about ?Undream?d Shores? which runs at The Hackney Empire Nov 1st & 2nd! Also on this A World In London, new CDs from Amparo Sanchez, Aziz Sahmaoui, and Martha D. Lewis.

A World In London with Cultural Co-operation live on Wednesdays, 4pm, from SOAS Radio: Online at iTunes/SOAS Radio website Twitter:@djritu1

Aziz Sahmaoui Lawah-Lawah Morocco
Amparo Sanchez Sin Nombre Spain
Toure-Raichel Collective Gassi Gabbi Mali/Israel
Cumbia All-Stars La Cumbia Del Parisino Peru
Martha D. Lewis Pasatempo UK/Cyprus
Lunasa Morning Nightcap Ireland
Grand Union Orchestra Can?t Chain Up the Mind UK
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