Sitar Recital at The Bhavan Centre – Poster

Series nameClassical

This green A4 poster features an image of Baluji Shrivastav performing on his sitar. The poster is for one of Baluji’s early concerts in the mid 1980s, held at the The Bhavan Centre, Institute of Indian Culture in London. At this performance, Baluji was accompanied by Shiv Shankar Ray, the Bhavan Centre’s tabla teacher.

Date of Creation / Publication
CreatorThe Bhavan Centre
Associated Person/ OrganisationShrivastav, Baluji
Collection and Reference NumberBaluji Shrivastav Collection (GB 2661 BS)
Catalogue NumberBS/CL/5
Access to originalsThe originals are located with Baluji Shrivastav
Series notesA self-taught and trained classical musician, Baluji Shrivastav plays the sitar, dilruba, surbahar, harmonium and tabla, to name but a few. He has led the musical accompaniment to many of the world's leading Indian classical dancers both in Europe and in the subcontinent and continues to perform solo and ensemble concerts.

The digitised items in this section include CD and cassette sleeves, and a selection of concert flyers and posters of Baluji's classical music concerts held around the world.
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.