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Weekly playlist #01

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Discover some of the artists performing at the 2017 International Festival in our first weekly playlist.

Today you'll listen to a remarkable string ensemble Gringolts Quartet, German baritone Benjamin Appl, Jarvis Cocker & Chilly Gonzales in their new collaboration Room 29, charismatic oboist François Leleux, and queen of sitar Anoushka Shankar.

Photo: Anoushka Shankar © Jamie-James Medina | DG

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