Classical Indian Music: Sitar

Baluji Srivastav OBE
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Baluji Shrivastav OBE is one of the world’s leading composers and sitar players. Described as ‘sitarist to the stars’ (Evening Standard), he has performed and recorded with artists such as Stevie Wonder, Coldplay, Massive Attack, Madness, Shakira, Malu, Boy George & Doves. Baluji is signed to Naxos World ARC with over fifteen releases of classical and world music fusion. His compositions include works for orchestra, theatre, dance, film, television, and radio. Selected credits include Disney’s Million Dollar Arm, 20th Century Fox’s New Girl, NBC’s Outsourced and the world’s only Urdu opera Sohini and Mahival, which he composed with Golden Globe and Oscar Winner Dario Marianelli.

Baluji Music Foundation is a registered charity established principally to promote the participation of disabled people in music featuring The Inner Vision Orchestra of professional blind musicians. Accolades include an OBE for services to music, the GG2 Award for overcoming Adversity, Non-Resident Indian of the Year for Art and Culture and the prestigious Hind Rattan Award-Jewel of India.