Singer/Songwriter, Dancer and Writer
Linda Shanovitch is a singer/songwriter, dancer, writer and producer. Her first published song was Winter In Spring after it was broadcast on the BBC when she was 13 years old. She composes and sings in various musical styles including Indian vocals. Her compositions and singing are on the ARC and ZAH ZAH labels. She combines jazz and Hindustani music with dance in the top fusion group Jazz Orient also known as Re-Orient. Her extra-vocal improvisations earned her the title of “Bjork on Helium.“ from the London Evening Standard. In a review of the album Bird Dancer JAZZWISE MAGAZINE said “Shanovitch’s voice in particular is striking and expressive throughout.” Linda recently won the Elmbridge Literary Competition for her short story Frankenstein in India, and her stories Journeys with the Gods were narrated by Akram Khan as part of an audio series called an Ancient Observer.
Baluji Shrivastav OBE
“For Inner Vision I don’t want it to just be a collaboration between UK and India, more like UK / Bosnia, UK / Iran. Make it universal. That way we can have more musical traditions!”
Founder and Orchestra Director
Earth Music Series: Baluji Shrivastav OBE
21 July, 2021
The Stables, Under Gaia, Middleston Hall, MK9 3EP
A special performance by virtuoso multi-instrumentalist Baluji Shrivastav OBE accompanied by Nafees Irfan on tablas. The concert opens with a song by Linda Shanovitch, accompanied by the dilruba, and features Moon-inspired ragas on sitar.