Blind Orchestra strikes a chord
A musical treat for you now: Baluji Shistra, "sitarist to the stars", is in London where he's bringing together ten musicians who are all blind, like him. His ensemble - called The Inner Vision Orchestra - features music that moves from traditional Asian melodies to blues and western classical compositions.
Baluji and two of his musicians - Ziad Sinno of Lebanon, who plays the oud, and Takashi Kekushi of Japan, on the viola - came into the World Update studios to show Dan Damon their skills.
Listen to the interview here