Rakesh Chaurasia

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Rakesh Chaurasia
Rakesh Chaurasia at Pune
Rakesh Chaurasia at Pune
Background information
Born (1971-01-10) 10 January 1971 (age 51)
GenresHindustani classical music
Occupation(s)Flautist
InstrumentsBansuri
Websitewww.rakeshchaurasia.com

Rakesh Chaurasia (born 10 January 1971) is an Indian flautist, who plays the bansuri, an Indian bamboo flute.[1][2] He is the nephew of flautist Hariprasad Chaurasia.[3][4]

He was awarded 'Indian of the Year 2017.[5]

Discography[edit]

  • Call of Krishna – 2003
  • Call of Krishna 2 – 2005
  • Dor – 2006
  • Call of Shiva – 2007
  • Call of the Divine – 2013
  • Rupak Kulkarni and Rakesh Chaurasia – Raga Kirwani
  • Talvin Singh and Rakesh Chaurasia – Vira (2002), Sona Rupa UK/Navras Records [6]
  • Abhijit Pohankar and Rakesh Chaurasia – Tranquility (2001), Sona Rupa Records

Awards[edit]

  • Indian Music Academy Award - 2007[7]
  • Aditya Birla Kalakiran Purasakar - 2008[7]
  • Guru Shishya Award - 2011[7]
  • IWAP-Pandir Jasraj Sangeet Ratna Award - 2013[7]
  • Pannala Ghosh Puraskar - 2013[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Renowned musicians at Pune's event". The Times of India. 2 July 2012. Archived from the original on 31 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Teen Prahar, classical music festival for peace Published: Wednesday". DNA. 24 December 2008.
  3. ^ "Striking the right note". The Hindu. 3 April 2003. Archived from the original on 4 July 2003.
  4. ^ "Tuneful tips: Rakesh Chaurasia". The Hindu. 17 August 2004. Archived from the original on 29 August 2004.
  5. ^ "Brands Academy Organized Mega Event "Indian of the Year" - New Delhi".
  6. ^ "Talvin Singh & Rakesh Chaurasia - Vira". Discogs.
  7. ^ a b c d e "Visiting Artists: Rakesh Chaurasia". cso.org. Retrieved 15 June 2021.

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