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RAKESH CHAURASIA, NILADRI KUMAR & SATYAJIT TAWALKAR
Son and Disciple of Sitar Maestro Pandit Kartick Kumar, Niladri Kumar is undoubtedly one of the finest young Sitar Virtuoso today with a prodigious technique and deep understanding of diverse musical styles. Already a recipient of numerous awards, he has performed all over the world in prestigious music concerts and festivals. The bansuri flute playing of Rakesh Chaurasia is a fine balance of strength and serenity. This accomplished musician has recorded with most of the leading stalwarts of the Indian film industry. His album VIRA, was recorded with Talvin Singh on tabla. After its release he and Talvin were invited to conclude the twenty-four hour live music broadcast to a worldwide audience on the BBC radio celebrating Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth's Silver Jubilee. Satyajit Talwalkar, the Still in his early twenties, he has already established himself as a highly accomplished tabla player. following in his father's footsteps, Satyajit has become a masterful accompanist to instrumental and vocal music.