About Pt. Rajendra Prasanna
Rajendra Prasanna is an important figure in the world of Indian music and culture. He is the foremost exponent of Bansuri & Shehnai and a celebrated artist recognized for his unique ability to perform on two instruments at a topmost level. It is indeed a very rare skill in the field of Hindustani music. He hails from Banaras and comes from a traditional family of musicians of renowned Banaras Gharana. He was groomed by his grandfather Pt. Gauri Shankar and father Pt. Raghunath Prasanna, who was the first in Prasanna family to introduce both Tripura and Krishna flute. Felicitated with Grammy Award certificate in 2004, Rajendra Prasanna became an international personality. He has performed across the globe, including an appearance at renowned festivals and venues in many different countries across the globe.