Baluji Shrivastav, Victoria Oruwari and the Innervisions Orchestra
International Music Royalty Baluji Shrivastav returns for WhiteStickFest 2023 alongside the Inner Vision Orchestra
WhiteStickFest is thrilled to confirm that we will again feature another highlight performance by the one and only Sitarist to the Stars, Baluji Shrivastav and the Inner Vision Orchestra!
Baluji Shrivastav OBE, a master in; Sitar, Surbahar, Dilruba, Pakhavaj and Tabla, is one of the greatest multi-instrumentalists India has ever produced.
Baluji also has his own Jazz ensemble ‘Jazz Orient/Re-Orient’, and recorded a number of albums with a wide range of contemporary artists including;
Blind from birth, Baluji has spent his life challenging the stereotypes around the blind and is one of the industry’s leading and most respected musicians.
Among many noted accomplishments, he established the Baluji Music Foundation in 2008 – an organisation which aims to support visually impaired musicians, then in turn founded The Inner Vision Orchestra in 2012 – the world’s only professional ensemble of blind and partially sighted musicians.
An inspirational highlight of Baluji’s career was a monumental performance with The Inner Vision Orchestra alongside The British Paraorchestra and Coldplay at the Closing Ceremony of the 2012 London Paralympic Games.
To hear Baluji and The Inner Vision Orchestra’s exquisite instrumental sound have a listen below.