Abhisek Lahiri

Abhisek Lahiri

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Abhisek Lahiri Profile

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Abhisek Lahiri Biography

Abhisek Lahiri is an Indian musician who plays sarod – a string musical instrument. He performs in three different schools of music, which he learnt from his father - Shahjahanpur, Maihar gharana and Senia Bangash (Gwalior). He is one of the top sarod players belonging to the present generation. He has been nominated twice for Global Indian Music Awards (GiMA) for best Hindustani Classical Album- Instrumental. He has been recognized in different cities of India, and neighbouring countries like Bangladesh too. Abhisek has created an amalgamation with the Japanese Guitarist Hideaki Tsuji and his group Lonah which earned him a lot of appreciation.

 

Abhisek Lahiri was born on 24 September 1983 in Howrah, West Bengal. He was born into a family with strong musical roots. In fact he was taught three different gharanas of music by his father Alok Lahiri. The duo has toured in many foreign countries as well, with their performances. He made his first public concert at the age of 11. He got his first break in the national level in 1997 when he was invited by Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia to play at "Saath Saath Festival". He also gave his debut performance abroad in Holland at the "World Kinder Festival" same year, which earned him the title, 'Wonder Kid'.

 

Abhisek's music albums "Sparkling Sarod" was nominated at GIMA (Global Indian Music Awards) in 2010. He was nominated for the second time in 2014 for his album "Mood Of Puriya Kalyan". He performed aside his father at EUROPE PARLIAMENT in France, Cannes World Music Festival and also in Canada Culture Days in Toronto, which earned them the recognition of being the first Indians to do the same. He is a recipient of President Award in Sarod in All India Radio Music Competition.

Published: January 05, 2019

Updated: January 05, 2019

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