Rishab Prasanna

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Rishab Prasanna
Rishab Prasanna playing in Paris
Rishab Prasanna playing in Paris
Background information
BornNew Delhi, India
GenresHindustani classical
Occupation(s)Flute player

Rishab Prasanna (Hindi: ऋषभ प्रसन्ना, Urdu: رشبھ پرسنا‎) is an Indian flute or bansuri player. He was born in New Delhi.[1] He is the son of the flute and shehnai player Rajendra Prasanna.


Rishab Prasanna learned Indian classical music from his grandfather, Raghunath Prasanna, his father Rajendra Prasanna, and his uncles Ravi Shankar Prasanna and Rakesh Prasanna.

Apart from his solo concert, Rishab Prasanna also plays with his brother, Rajesh Prasanna.

Flute jugalbandi – Rajesh & Rishab Prasanna

He has worked on several projects with musicians in Europe such as the Danish/Swedish folk band Dreamers' Circus, guitarist Mattias Pérez, the collective Drifting Orchestra, Issa Murad and his group Joussour, the group One Million Faces with Davy Sur and David Amar.[2]

Rishab has played at the WOMAD Festivals in Australia, and New Zealand,[3] the Festival international de la musique andalou, in Algeria,[4] Les Allées Chantent in Isère (France),[1] Musique et Patrimoine in Chinon (France),[5] the Darbar Festival in London[6] among others.


Rishab has been awarded as the cultural ambassador of French city Toulouse.


  1. ^ a b "Aida Les Allees chantent / Rishab Prasanna (Bansuri) et Nihar Mehta (Tabla)". aida38.fr/ (in French). 21 July 2014. Archived from the original on 29 July 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  2. ^ "ONE MILLION FACES/THOMAS GALLIANO/FRANK WOESTE, le 18/12/16 au Jammin' Juan – Juan-les-Pins (06)" (in French). 21 December 2016. Retrieved 24 August 2019.
  3. ^ "31st Spirit of India 2011 : Flute & Shehnai Virtuoso : Rajendra Prasanna" (PDF). Nataraj.org.au. Retrieved 16 August 2013.
  4. ^ Algeria Isp (24 December 2012). "Algerie Info – ActualitĂŠ Ă la Une en AlgĂŠrie et en Syrie". Algeria Isp.com. Archived from the original on 24 April 2013. Retrieved 16 August 2013.
  5. ^ "Musiques et Patrimoine ouvre sa saison "A tous vents"". 6 June 2012. Retrieved 24 August 2019.
  6. ^ "North Indian Music for Flute and Surbahar". BBC News. Retrieved 24 August 2019.

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