Blind love for music
Sunday People|June 13, 2021
Star sitarist’s orchestra in comeback
Punteha van Terheyden and Helen Croydon

BRITAIN’S first professional orchestra for the blind is back performing live for the first time since the pandemic.

Inner Vision, founded by “sitarist to the stars” Baluji Shrivastav, did a gig at London’s South Bank on Friday night.

Afterwards, Baluji, who has played with Annie Lennox, Stevie Wonder, Shakira and Coldplay, said: “Last year many of our performances were cancelled and though we did a few online, we didn’t get paid for those.

“Being self-employed, coronavirus has impacted our musicians but it is so good to be back performing live.

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