An internationally acclaimed flautist of India, Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia is the prominent bansuri player of the nation. Unlike many, Padma Vibhushan Pandit Chaurasia does not come from a family of classical musicians.  Paving his own way, the celebrated musician has performed across the world with musicians including Yehudi Menuhin, Jean-Pierre Rampal, Pandit Jasraj, Ustad Zakir Hussain, John Mc Laughlin.

Pt. Subhankar Banerjee will accompany him on tabla, the preferred artist for Pt. Ravi Shankar, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia, Pt. Shivkumar Sharma, Pt. Birju Maharaj, Pt. Jasraj, Pt. Balmuralikrishnan, Vidushi Girija Devi, among others.

The Bhavan presents the 2nd Pandit Ravi Shankar Memorial Music Festival . Pandit Ravi Shankar, KBE was one of the best-known proponents of the sitar in the 20th century and influenced many musicians throughout the world. This concert is a part of a two-day celebration honouring his memory with music.