Indian in London – Flyer

Series nameNew Music

This is a double-sided A5 flyer for a festival of music from the subcontinent entitled ‘Indian in London’. The festival featured British South Asian musicians and premiered in May of 1997, and was held again on 27, 28 and 29 September later that year. Baluji Shrivastav gave his performance on the sitar and surbahar (bass sitar), on 28 September the Union Chapel in Islington. The evening was entitled “Night of the Lotus”, and celebrated the ancient musical tradition of the synthesis of Hindustani and Persian classical music.

Date of Creation / Publication1997
CreatorEye of Shiva
Associated Person/ OrganisationShrivastav, Baluji
Collection and Reference NumberBaluji Shrivastav Collection (GB 2661 BS)
Catalogue NumberBS/NM/12
Access to originalsThe originals are located with Baluji Shrivastav
Series notesThis grouping contains digitised items such as flyers, handwritten notes and a press review relating to a selection of Baluji's new music projects. These have included concerts, programmes and theatre productions.
Collection notesThe digitised material in the Baluji Shrivastav Collection falls into several categories relating to Baluji's work: classical music, new music, fusion, education, and theatre. The digitised items include photographs, concert flyers and posters, extracts of theatre programmes and education related documents.