Baluji Shrivastav introduces Indian Music to Mexican Students
Baluji Shrivastav introduces Indian Music to Mexican Students in Oaxaca Mexico in the village of pottery makers called Santa Maria Atzompa where his wife lived and worked many years ago. The children had never met anyone from India before or heard Indian music before, so it was a wonderful experience for everyone.
Baluji Shrivastav OBE performing at the London Fashion Week for Ashish
An intoxicating performance - Vogue
Brilliant Sitar and Oud duet
Two maestros meet, sit down together, and create the most stunning music out of the ether! Baluji first met Joseph in Perth, Australia in 2005. They have not met again till August 2016. Hopefully they will perform in public together one day!
LONDON FASHION WEEK ELECTRIFYING SITAR
The fashionist crowd went beserk at the end of Baluji s enchanting spellbinding vocal and sitar accompaniment to Ashish s stunning new collection on the catwalk...
A view of Sitar/Guitar Suites by Baluji Shrivastav
This is a contemporary work commissioned by eminent guitarist Timothy Walker who wants to extend the available repertoire for the guitar to reflect different cultural influences. He first met Baluji when they worked together on a project by Sarah Walker. The work was performed at the Purcell Rooms and Leeds College of Music. It will soon be going on tour again, featuring Boo-Boo who is talented graduate of Timothy Walker originating from Indonesia.
Path of Time by Linda Shanson accompanied by Baluji & James at St. George Church London
This is a film by Oscar Castellino celebrating the moving music produced by Linda, Baluji and James Welland who often work together to create powerful original works. This was a fundraising concert to support disabled young music students.
Misbehaving Ain\\\'t Misbehaving
Baluji and James Welland improvise a unique version of the Jazz Classic with piano and Indian folk drum called Naal.
Jazz with James
Baluji and James Welland are having fun exploring rhythmic patterns on piano and tabla.
Performing at The Wigmore Hall London
Baluji was performing an improvised work at the Wigmore Hall London
How to use a selfie without seeing!
Baluji and Boo-boo rehearsing Balujis Sitar Guitar Suites
A photo of Baluji rehearsing his Sitar Guitar Suites at home with guitarist Boo-boo Sianturi.
Geranium Day Busking in Covent Garden 20 May 16
Baluji Shrivastav was joined by members of his Inner Vision Orchestra on Friday 20th May 2016, to busk in Covent Garden in order to raise money for Baluji Music Foundation on Geranium Day - a fundraising day organised by the Greater London Fund for the Blind.
Sayani Palit singing for Baluji in Radio BongOnets Studios in Kolkata
As part of the research and development tour that took place in January and February 2016 when Baluji was looking for outstanding blind musicians from different regions of India, he met the wonderful Sayani who is an accomplished Indian classical singer.
Glimpse of Liberty Festival
Going up on to the stage at Liberty Festival 2015, in our ponchos for the rain!
London Without Limits
I really enjoyed bringing our Inner Vision Quartet to perform at Borough Market-especially the food afterwards!
Parveen singing Sohini
Baluji teaching pining Sohini to Parveen for their performance of Sohini & Mahival at Alchemy 2015, part of the Southbank Centre\'s Festival
BBC World Service Interview - Sitar Star Baluji Shrivastav: Why can\'t we sing Urdu Opera?
He has played with Stevie Wonder, Coldplay and Massive Attack. Now, the blind Indian sitar player Baluji Shrivastav wants to stage the first Urdu language opera.
Baluji Shrivastav & Baldev Singh at New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich
Footage from Baluji on sitar and Baldev on tabla at the New Wolsey Theatre
Appreciation of Baluji and his achievements
Introduction at sell out concert at Burgh House of Classical Indian maestro on his birthday.
Inner Vision Orchestra on BBC News
Princess Fereshteh preparing to go on stage with the Inner Orchestra
Backstage at New Wolsey Theatre Fereshteh is finishing her makeup.
Inner Vision at BBC In Tune Radio 3
Happy hug with BBC radio3 In Tune Sean with Inner Vision Orchestra
Baluji performs in Qatar with the British Paraorchestra
The British Paraorchestra perform with the Qatar Philharmonic in Doha, March 2014. Part of Sasol\'s Definitely Able initiative.
Inner Vision Orchestra Film
Baluji performing with The British Paraorchestra
Here is some footage of Baluji performing at TEDX with the British Paraorchestra.
Baluji and Tom Waits Chicago...an interesting use of sitar
Opening the disc is a dark, horn-driven up-tempo piece called “Chicago,” which features some great miking techniques on the snare to achieve a train sound and an interesting use of sitar by Baluji Shrivastav The title track is quintessential Waits, featuring a wonderfully dirty, clangy snare backbeat and a gritty New Orleans-inspired funk groove. This is heavy in the truest sense of the word, and Waits’ rough-and-tumble wail and cigarette-drenched rasp are showcased perfectly here.
Jingle Bells Baluji Style
gungaru bells jingle bells on sitars
Fereshteh at BBC 100 Women
BBC 100 Women event went live on BBC World News TV & BBC World Service Radio in English and all their different languages. Fereshteh has been touring the UK in an Arts Council supported tour of Baluji Shrivastav and the Inner Vision Orchestra. Her parents have threatened to burn Fereshteh if she sings in public.
Fereshteh on BBC Persian Service TV
Inner Vision Orchestra\'s Iranian singer Fereshteh has been touring the UK and tells Iran about her life, promoting awareness of disability and women\'s issues. Thanks to Arts Council England for enabling this tour to take place.
Welcome to Respect Festival
Baluji Shrivastav presents Inner Vision Orchestra on tour . The final gig was at the Respect Festival Plymouth. Here the band arrives.
Peggy Scott Presents LOVE IS BLIND
At a wonderful concert concluding the Inner Vision Orchestra UK Tour at Plymouth Respect festival Peggy Scott who is 90 years old presents her favourite song.
Respect Festival Inner Vision Orchestra Finale
Showing the humour and spontaneity of the Inner Vision Orchestra at the Respect festival Plymouth where the musicians improvise and joke with the audience. After their encore they mingle with their fans from the audience.
Denise Leigh and Baluji Shrivastav
Part of Inner Vision Orchestra UK Tour 2013 funded by Arts Council England. A world first of German Lieder with Indian dilruba! A daring experiment typical of the adventurous spirit of Baluji Shrivastav and Denise Leigh.
University of Plymouth Music Workshop by Baluji Shrivastav & Ziad Sinno
Part of the purpose of Inner Vision is to train blind musicians to give workshops. Here, Ziad Sinno, who has been trained to give workshops by Baluji is joining him in teaching at Plymouth University Music department.
Jazz Orient Star Linda Shanson - A Female Focus
Linda Shanson, Jazz Orient Star - talks about what it means to be an artist in Female Focus.
Baluji Shrivastav and Inner Vision on BBC Asian Network
Watch and listen to Baluji and members of the Inner Vision Orchestra at BBC Asian Network publicising their main London gig of the Arts Council of England funded national tour of Baluji Shrivastav and his Inner Vision Orchestra of blind musicians.
Inner Vision Orchestra on BBC World Update
Baluji Shrivastav MD with two members of his 10 piece Inner Vision Orchestra , Takashi Kikuchi and Ziad Sinno , discuss their lives and music ,and play live on air. They are touring with the orchestra all over the UK in a groundbreaking project supported by Arts Council England. Blind musicians breaking down barriers and bringing joy! Film by Linda Shanson CEO of Baluji Music Foundation
Inner Vision Orchestra on BBC London The Sunny and Shay show
Film of Baluji Shrivastav and Victoria Oruwari from Inner Vision Orchestra on BBC London Sunny & Shay show in the lead up to their big show at Kings Place Theatre London on August 23 2013
Inner Vision rehearsing and performing at Kings Place. London as part of their national tour
On the move with Inner Vision Orchestra
Inner Vision Ten blind musicians, 3 guide dogs and a pile of luggage and instruments travel from London to Wale to perform at Welsh Millennium Centre and Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. A unique ensemble with different cultures, languages and religions, united by their love of music.
The IVO perform at UCAN Festival in Cardiff\'s Millennium Center
The Inner Vision Orchestra perform in Cymru in Cardiff Wales as part of the UCAN Festival at the Millenium Centre on July 23 & 24 2013
Baluji Shrivastav Presents: The Inner Vision Orchestra UK TOUR 2013
Fereshteh Khousrojerdy sings with the Inner Vision Orchestra as part of their 2013 UK Tour at The Octagon Theatre in Somerset on Friday 14th June 2014
Baluji performs at The Purcell Room, Southbank Centre with Jazz Orient
Baluji Shrivastav is a multi instrumentalist who lives in London UK. This footage was taken from a performance at The London South Bank (The Purcell Room) at Alchemy Festival April 2013. He was performing with his band Jazz Orient.
Baluji Shrivastav - Alchemy Festival promo
Baluji Shrivastav is one of the greatest instrumentalists India has produced excelling in sitar, surbahar, dilruba, pakhavaj and tabla. The outstanding characteristic of Baluji\'s musical career is his versatility. His ability to concentrate on sound as his primary mode of interaction with the world has enriched his musicality and his courageous attitude to life is reflected in his approach to music.
JAZZ ORIENTs UNDISCOVERED TIME Album Sample
INDIAN WORLD MUSIC FUSION - UNDISCOVERED TIME
Fruit by JAZZ ORIENT
Jazz Orients Fruit taken from the album Re-Orient , with Baluji Shrivastav (sitar), Andy Sheppard (sax), Guy Barker (trumpet), Hossam Ramzy (egyptian percussion) and Linda Shanson (vocals). At the core of Jazz Orient are Baluji Shrivastav, Chris Conway and Linda Shanovitch who celebrate Jazz, Eastern European, Middle Eastern and Indian music creating a kaleidoscope of rhythms and melodies with intricate patterns of percussive footwork and graceful movements from Indian dance.
Baluji Shrivastav performing in Arabic at louis Braille Festival Morrocco
Blind maestro joins other great blind musicians in Morocco at 2012 Louis Braille festival. He sings a song in Arabic to the delight of the audience who are surprised to hear their own language sung in an Indian style.
Baluji performs composition - Indian in London on sitar
Baluji Shrivastav performs composition \'Indian in London\' on sitar and with Girona orchestra.
Indian in London composed and performed by Baluji Shrivastav
Baluji Shrivastav performs composition, Indian In London with Girona.
Baluji NU Sound radio interview
Baluji is interviewed by NU Sound Radio
Baluji playing with the Paraorchestra and Coldplay at Paralympic Closing Ceremony 2012
Baluji playing with the Paraorchestra and Coldplay at Paralympic Closing Ceremony 2012
Baluji playing with Jimi from Doves at the BBC Electric Proms
Baluji Shrivastav: Sitar - Dhun Bhairavi - Taal Kamerua
Baluji live in London Mela 2007. Raag Bhairavi -