North Indian Classical Musician,
Composer & Educationalist

News & Reviews

Baluji Shrivastav receives the NRI Award for Art & Culture 2017

July 2017 - Baluji Shrivastav flew to Bombay to receive the prestigious NRI Awards for Art & Culture 2017. These Non-Indian Resident Awards are presented annually for outstanding contributions in the field of the Academics, Arts and Culture, Entrepreneurs, Professionals, Philanthropy and Start-Up!

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Review in Clacton Gazette

Peter Davis, Harwich Festival artistic director, said: “One of the greatest instrumentalists to come from India, Baluji Shrivastav is a blind musician who excels in playing the sitar, dilruba and tabla and is accompanied by Sukhdeep Singh on tabla. Sitarist to the Stars’ Baluji has played with Stevie Wonder, Massive Attack, Annie Lennox, Shakira, Kaiser Chiefs, Coldplay and Madness.”

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Best of Baluji Shrivastav reviewed in Songlines

Songlines described the music of Baluji as "Convention-defying Indian compositions"....  "you'll want to play over and over again" !
The May 2017 (#127) issue is now on sale!

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Tues 18th: Baluji performs on BBC Radio 3 late Junction

a collaboration session capturing the first meeting of three musicians from different backgrounds; a master of Indian classical music Baluji Shrivastav OBE, American psych-folk guitarist Ben Chasny and drummer and percussionist Steve Noble.

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Baluji on BBC Radio 4 In Touch programme

Sitarist Baluji Shrivastav OBE and Corinna Bauer, Harvard research

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