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World Music Institute
Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia
November 17, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
World Music Institute continues its Masters of Indian Music series with Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia.
Internationally acclaimed Indian flutist Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia is one of the greatest living Hindustani classical musicians and a distinguished master of the bansuri—a North Indian bamboo flute.
When & where
Friday November 17, 2017, 8pm
92Y, 1395 Lexington Ave at 92nd Street
Tickets $25 - $55
Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia is known for his outstanding contribution in popularizing Indian classical music all over the world. He has performed alongside Indian luminaries such as Zakir Hussain and Skivkumar Sharma and has won acclaim internationally from Western musicians such as Yehudi Menuhin, John McLaughlin and Jean-Pierre Rampal. Pt. Chaurasia performed at World Music Institute’s very first concert in 1985, the Festival of India. In addition to his performances and compositions, Pt. Chaurasia also plays the role of a dedicated guru and teacher. He teaches music at the Rotterdam Music Conservatory, where he is the Artistic Director of the Indian Music Department.
Co-presented with 92Y