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Antardrishti – Inner Vision
September 17, 2018, 7:00 pm
The Royal Opera House, Mumbai in collaboration with British Council and Avid Learning proudly present Antardrishti – Inner Vision, a music, dance and audio-visual extravaganza produced by London-based organisation, the Baluji Music Foundation. The project will premiere at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre in September 2018 during their Unlimited festival, followed by a performance at the Norwich Arts Centre and then in India in partnership with the British Council in Delhi and Mumbai.
Led by multi-instrumentalist Baluji Shrivastav OBE, who is visually impaired, the performance will feature Inner Vision Orchestra which is the UK’s only blind orchestra. The programme will also feature digital artistsAddictive TV who create music you can ‘see’ as well as professional visually impaired musicians from across India including tabla/ vocals Raju Maurya, Indian flute Perumal Varudaraj, Indian violin Chiman Lal, vocalist Sayani Palit and classical Indian dancers from Delhi’s Arunima Kumar Dance Company.
To dimensionalise the evening and showcase initiatives for and by the visually impaired we will feature a pop-up of Braille tactile art works created by visually impaired students curated by Siddhant Shah – DAG and a selection of Braille – tactile alphabet books in Hindi and English known as ‘Tactabet’ brought by lifestyle magazine written in braille, ‘White Print’.