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Baluji Shrivastav OBE Interactions Tour - The Cut

Indian Sitar & Tabla meet Greek Lyra

Thurs 6 June 2024 7.30pm

£15 in advance / £17 on the door

Baluji Headshot

Baluji Shrivastav OBE is one of the world’s leading composers and sitar players. Described as ‘sitarist to the stars’ (Evening Standard), he has performed and recorded with artists such as Stevie Wonder, Coldplay, Massive Attack, Madness, Shakira, Malu, Boy George & Doves. Baluji is signed to Naxos World ARC with over fifteen releases of classical and world music fusion. His compositions include works for orchestra, theatre, dance, film, television and radio. Selected credits include Disney’s Million Dollar Arm, 20th Century Fox’s New Girl, NBC’s Outsourced and the world’s only Urdu opera Sohini and Mahival, which he composed with Golden Globe and Oscar Winner Dario Marianelli.


Baluji Music Foundation is a registered charity established principally to promote the participation of disabled people in music featuring The Inner Vision Orchestra of professional blind musicians. Accolades include an OBE for services to music, the GG2 Award for Overcoming Adversity, Non-Resident Indian of the Year for Art and Culture and the prestigious Hind Rattan Award-Jewel of India.


‘Baluji is one of the greatest sitarists to come out of India’  Dr A. Khari, Minister of Culture, Indian High Commission London


‘captures a poignancy that crosses all cultural divides.’  The Guardian


‘a source of pure delight.’ Time Out


‘virtuoso multi-instrumentalist’ The Times


‘intoxicating’ Vogue Runway


Baluji will be joined by Dimitris Menexopoulos on lyra and Yousuf Ali Khan on tabla.

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