top of page

Press Coverage


Disability Arts Online podcast: Baluji Shrivastav OBE in conversation with founding editor Colin Hambrook

26 Sept 2023

This month on the Disability And...podcast, Colin Hambrook chats with Baluji and Linda Shrivastav about the Inner Vision Orchestra, Jazz Orient, and Dot Aware: a wearable braille device to assist visually impaired musicians in the working environment.

Inner Vision Orchestra at Liberty Festival - Review from Inside Croydon

8 Sept 2023

A revelation.. effective and evocative, the Inner Vision Orchestra taught us that music is the birthright of all of humanity and that something joyful can result from a collaboration of cultures, reflecting the Liberty Festival’s message that art must be for everyone.

Inner Vision Orchestra opens IBSA World Games in Birmingham

10 Aug 2023

The Inner Vision Orchestra opens the 2023 IBSA World Games

Baluji Shrivastav OBE interviewed Cambridge 105 FM Radio

30 Jun 2023

Baluji Shrivastav Interviewed on Cambridge Radio during the Baluji Music Foundation 15th Anniversary Tour

Kevin Edwards of the National Federation of the Blind UK. Published November 2022

9 Nov 2022

Review of the Eye Matter Singers performance with members of the Inner Vision Orchestra

Read More

Fiona Musgrove of National Federation of the Blind UK, November 2022

9 Nov 2022

Saturday fun with Eye Matter

Read More

Baluji Music Foundation - Commencement of ‘Blind to the Facts 2022’ Research Project, funded by the Vision Foundation

26 Sept 2022

Baluji Music Foundation - Commencement of ‘Blind to the Facts 2022’ Research Project, funded by the Vision Foundation

Read More

2022 BBC Radio Wiltshire Interview with Manny Masih

21 Apr 2022

Baluji is interviewed by Manny Masih on BBC Local Radio about growing up with a disability in India, his music and being collected by Boy George at the train station!

Eastern Eye interviews Baluji Shrivastav

25 Mar 2022

Baluji Shrivastav: Music binds me to the world and gives meaning to my life

BBC Radio Sussex Danny Pike interviews Baluji

14 Mar 2022

Baluji talks with Danny Pike about his upcoming tour dates and history on the road

RNIB Connect Radio

12 Aug 2021

Ravi Sagoo speaks to Baluji Shrivastav OBE.

The Sunday Mirror

11 Jun 2021

Britain’s first professional orchestra for blind people is back performing live for the first time since the pandemic.

5 May 2022

UK employment rates for blind and partially sighted people remain shockingly low. This grant will fund research into addressing barriers to employment in music. It will build on and update research carried out by the Baluji Music Foundation (formerly Inner Visions Music Company) entitled 'Blind to the Facts' in 1995 which was funded by the RNIB and the Platinum Foundation (see research page on our website for more information). This original report led to the foundation of the Inner Vision Orchestra of professional blind musicians.

2022 Baluji Music Foundation receives grant supporting employment from Vision Foundation

14 Mar 2022

It would be great if the UK had a station like All India Radio Ragam

Asian Voice interviews Baluji Shrivastav

5 Jun 2021

The Voice of Flowers

Read More

Lacuna Voices

6 Apr 2021

Musician Baluji Shrivastav reveals the challenges vision-impaired artists face

Eastern Eye interviews Baluji Shrivastav OBE

3 Apr 2021

La Voix speaks to Baluji, a musician who worked with the likes of Stevie Wonder and many more...

BBC Radio Three Counties - La Voix meets Baluji

bottom of page