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Inner Vision Orchestra perform at Royal Welsh College Of Music and Drama in Wales

The Inner Vision Orchestra Cymru July 23 & 24 2013 Thanks to Arts Council of Wales
Baluji Shrivastav has brought together incredible musicians from around the world who are blind or partially sighted. Their uplifting music moves between songs from Iran, Lebanon, Afghanistan, India, Nigeria, to soulful Gospel and Blues to sublime Indian Ragas and Western Classical compositions. Driven by the intensity of an inner vision they celebrate the power of music to transform lives...
During this performance there will be a 20 min interval.
You are invited to take part in an informal Q & A session with the Musicians.

Musical Programme in no particular order: 
Approx 50 minutes 
A traditional Hindu blessing to open the show -- Sung by Baluji Shrivastav. 
KATIKA TOCATA 
A fast moving vocalised rhythmic composition by Baluji using tabla (North Indian drum) syllables.
CHASHMESIYA DAURI 
This is a duet from Afghanistan in Dari language brought to the ensemble by Fereshteh.
LOVE IS BLIND 
by Linda Shanson. Peggy Scott recites the lyrics which are then sung by the ensemble.
KUCH KUCH HOTA HAI
Famous Indian film love song chosen by Victoria and sung together with Baluji.
TAMUNA KORUNAMA 
Composed by Victoria in Kalabari which is the language spoken in River State in Eastern Nigeria. The song celebrates the grace of God.
SONG OF THE SEA 
This is a Japanese folk song sung by Takashi, which is a mixture of traditional Japanese and western classical music. Composed by Narita.
PAZ (PEACE) 
This is an improvised piece for guitar and sitar and tabla introduced by Rikki. 
BENT AL SHALABIA 
A duet in Arabic and Farsi sung by Ziad and Fereshteh. An extremely popular love song throughout the Middle East. 
LA PASTORELLA -THE SHEPARDESS by Rossini
Sung by Victoria accompanied by Abi on piano.
THIS SPECIAL PLACE 
An ensemble improvisation in Gospel style.
Diggy Diggy Diggy- a Lebanese song-with audience participation led by Ziad Sinno

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