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Insight Radio Interview

Indian instrumentalist Baluji Shrivastav talks about the Inner Vision Orchestra, a group of blind musicians touring the UK on Insight Radio, the radio station of RNIB.

Aired on 14th October 2014.
Podcast download available here -

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Inner Vision perform on BBC Asian Network

Baluji Shrivastav and 2 members of the Inner Vision Orchestra Vctoria Oluwari and Ziad Sinno perform LIVE on BBC Asian Network. If you missed it you can catch it for 4 weeks only by clicking on this link - go to 1 hour 18 mins and 32 seconds into the show http://

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The Elusive Ethnomusicologist - fROOTS on Inner Vision by Elizabeth Kinder

The Inner Vision Orchestra appear on fROOTS Magazine

...The brainchild of Baluji Shrivastav, the Indian-born virtuoso sitar player and composer, his Inner Vision Orchestra is populated by musicians of varying ages from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds from Peggy to Nigerian singer Victoria Oruwari, with the Lebanon, Japan, Iran, the UK (and India) all represented. The music is a smörgåsbord of music from these different places with a smattering of blues and jazz and Spanish guitar thrown in. The multicultural theme is clear, but when it comes to crossing boundaries, what underpins this music and the experience of it is the confronting and possibly the transcendence of personal barriers...

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Inner Vision Orchestra UK Tour 2014

25 SEPTEMBER 2014 - 25 OCTOBER 2014 
Multi-instrumentalist Baluji Shrivastav who has played with Stevie Wonder, Chris Martin and Shakira to name a few, brings together incredible blind musicians from around the world, for another popular tour of the Inner Vision Orchestra. 

Their uplifting music moves between songs from Iran, Afghanistan, India, Japan and Nigeria with 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. 

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Inner Vision Orchestra Documentary

INNER VISION is a feature-length documentary about the Inner Vision Orchestra, its members and their stories, struggles and triumphs. With some players born blind and others experiencing sight loss in their life, the heart of this film will reveal intimate portraits of key characters from around the world, and how creativity has helped them overcome the challenges imposed by sight loss.

We are currently raising money to continue to develop this film. Please click on the link to find out more information, and to see how you can support this film.

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Baluji Shrivastav OBE

Baluji has a website! Follow the latest news & events in Balujis music world, the Inner Vision Orchestra and the foundation. 

Baluji Blog


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