The Abduction – Flyer

Series nameClassical

In April 1989, The Bhavan Centre of the Institute of Indian Culture in London, presented a dance ballet based on the Indian epic Ramayana. Baluji Shrivastav was a member of staff at the Centre and was this production’s music composer and director, and also performed on the sitar. Baluji received musical assistance from Sivasakti Sivanesan. This six sided blue leaflet provides details on the performance dates, which ran from 7 April 1989 to 12 May 1989 at the Bhavan Centre, and of the main cast members.

Date of Creation / Publication1989
CreatorThe Bhavan Centre
Associated Person/ OrganisationShrivastav, Baluji
Collection and Reference NumberBaluji Shrivastav Collection (GB 2661 BS)
Catalogue NumberBS/CL/4
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.