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Baluji Shrivastav OBE and Seyed Ali Jaberi

Indian Sitar meets Persian Sufi Music

3 - 4.30pm


Maestros Baluji Shrivastav OBE and Seyed Ali Jaberi explore the ancient and creative thread that connects North Indian classical music and Persian Sufi music.

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Seyed Ali Jaberi is a world-renowned, award-winning maestro of the tanbour, whose albums are hugely popular amongst fans of traditional Sufi music. He is considered to be among the foremost tanbour virtuosi in the Persian speaking world and is currently touring and performing worldwide. He is based in the UK.

‘...brims with quiet intensity’


Baluji Shrivastav OBE is a renowned UK-based Indian multi-instrumentalist who was blinded at eight months old and has become one of the world’s leading composers and sitar players. He has performed and recorded with some of the greatest tabla accompanists such as Anindo Chatterji and Ustad Fayaz Khan and has worked with a wide variety of artists including Stevie Wonder, Coldplay and Massive Attack. Through the Baluji Music Foundation he works towards more inclusion for blind and partially sighted musicians.

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

The Guardian

Baluji Shrivastav OBE

Baluji Shrivastav OBE

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