Baluji Shrivastav OBE. India and Pakistan: Two Nations One Music
Baluji Shrivastav OBE - India and Pakistan: Two Nations One Music
28th August, 3pm
£5 for adults, children free
Join us for an afternoon of live music using traditional Indian instruments to mark the 75th anniversaries of the Independence of India and Pakistan.
In this exclusive afternoon performance, we welcome Baluji Shrivastav OBE and Nafees Irfan to the Horniman to mark the 75th anniversaries of Independence of India and Pakistan.
Baluji Shrivastav OBE, who was born in India, will introduce the concert with a talk about the music culture that is shared by India and Pakistan, and how this transcends political divisions. He will explain the influence of Sufi tradition and Indian Classical and Popular styles. This will be followed by a concert, with Baluji playing sitar, dilruba and vocals, accompanied on tablas by Nafees Irfan, who was born in Pakistan.