Portraits of the Dark 1991 – Flyer

Series nameNew Music

On 25 January 1991, Baluji Shrivastav presented his production of ‘Portraits of the Dark’ at the Central Library, Treaty Centre in Hounslow, West London. This A5 flyer provides details of the evening performance, which was sponsored by Hounslow Leisure Services. The performance was the final one in Baluji’s London tour of ‘Portraits of the Dark’ in which he portrayed his life as a blind musician. Baluji preformed with six other musicians, having composed the score for seven Indian and western instruments, fusing classical Indian music with Arabic and jazz influences.

Date of Creation / Publication1991
CreatorShrivastav, Baluji
Associated Person/ Organisation
Collection and Reference NumberBaluji Shrivastav Collection (GB 2661 BS)
Catalogue NumberBS/NM/2
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.