Baluji Shrivastav OBE - Indian Classical Concert
Baluji Shrivastav OBE
23 September 2022, 7.30pm
The Cut welcomes back Baluji Shrivastav OBE, one of the greatest instrumentalists India has produced excelling in sitar, surbahar, dilruba, pakhavaj and tabla. He has 35,000 monthly listeners on Spotify! 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.
Firmly established in the Hindustani classical tradition he delights in exploring music in all its forms, performing and recording with Chris Martin and Coldplay, Massive Attack, Madness, Doves, Amorphous Androgynous, Stevie Wonder , Shakira earning the accolade “sitarist to the stars”- Evening Standard
He will play special ancient melodies that evoke the majesty of music symbolised by the Queen and King of Ragas. He will be accompanied on tabla drums by Ustad Yusuf Ali Khan.