Voice of the Sitar National Tour – Poster

Series nameClassical

In 1998-1999, Baluji performed in seven cities as part of his third national tour. The ‘Voice of the Sitar National Tour’ commenced at ‘The Shape We Are In Disability Arts Festival’ at Jacksons Lane Theatre in London, in October 1998, and toured to Lincolnshire, Southampton, Portsmouth, Falmouth, Devon. Baluji’s tour ended at the Croydon Clocktower in Croydon, in February 1999. This A4 poster provides details of the tour dates and features an image of Baluji on sitar. On this national tour, Baluji was accompanied by Vishnu Sahai on tabla.

Date of Creation / Publication1998 - 1999
CreatorEye of Shiva
Associated Person/ OrganisationShrivastav, Baluji
Collection and Reference NumberBaluji Shrivastav Collection (GB 2661 BS)
Catalogue NumberBS/CL/8
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.