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Laura Anstee

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Laura Anstee is a prize-winning cellist from the Royal Academy of Music. She went through the usual channels of orchestras and chamber music, playing with the Philarmonias New London Soloists as well as Kanye West, Jay-Z and Beyoncé. She has made a new career in world music specializing in Klezmer and gypsy music with the groups She'Koyokh and Kosmos while also developing a role in these groups for the Lyra – an ancient and unique Cretan bowed instrument.

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Jonathan Safran Foer discussing his novel Here I Am with Hephzibah Anderson at an out-of-festival event.