Miguel Santos (Red Orange Arts Agency), Claudia Aurora‘s manager, will be at WOMEX this week. If you want to get any information about Claudia Aurora, please ask for him at the British stand (6.121-6.124, 6.127-6.128).

“International artists included Portuguese fado singer Claudia Aurora, now based in the UK. Her set of traditional and self-composed fados was packed out in the courtyard of a traditional house in the centre of town.” (Simon Broughton, Songlines, about Jeonju International Sori Festival)

WOMAD 2012 Highlights on BBC Radio 3 includes 4 tracks by Claudia Aurora. “Your new favourite fado singer” says WOMAD. Full playlist:

Hugh Masekela: “Khauleza”
She’koyokh klezmer ensemble: “Moj Dilbrere”
She’koyokh klezmer ensemble: “Clarinet Romanian Hora”
She’koyokh klezmer ensemble: “Sephardic Ratchenitsa”
Frank Yamma: “Kungka Kutchu”
Frank Yamma: “She Cried”
Claudia Aurora: “Fado d’Alma”
Claudia Aurora: “Viana”
Claudia Aurora: “Desejo do mar”
Claudia Aurora: “Mariquinha”

Robert Plant: “The Enchanter”
Robert Plant: “Bron-Yr-Aur”
Breabach: “Gig Face”
Breabach: The Farley Bridge
Breabach: “Clueless / Murdogh took the stoop”
Alaev Family: “Zebo”
Alaev Family: “Imshab Shabi”
A Moving Sound: “Silk Road”
Kimmo Pohjonen and Dakha Brakha: “Title Unknown”
Jimmy Cliff: “You Can Get It If You Really Want”

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01l8vrv/World_on_3_WOMAD_2012_Highlights/