Rabin Lal Shrestha - Nepal


Rabin Lal Shrestha Duo – Nepal

The tabla player Rabin Lal Shrestha is a leading figure of classical music in Nepal, and one of the country’s most respected and renowned musical performers, recording artists and educators. He has recorded multiple albums and received numerous prestigious musical awards. Shrestha taught music in the royal palace for over two decades, and has lectured and headed his won department at the Fine Arts Campus of Tribhuvan University. He has toured in Europe, and also serves as an associate music lecturer at the University of Agder in Norway.

Rabin Lal Shrestha – Tabla
Jeevan Ale – Flute

Manmohan Thapaliya - Nepal


Manmohan Thapaliya Sharma – Nepal
After early training from his mother and brother, the vocalist Manmohan Thapaliya Sharma studied formally under Ustaad Maqbul Hussain Khan, the famed sarangi player of the Rampur Sahaswan gharana. He went on to study with numerous other masters, including Ustaad Amir Khan of the Kirana Indore gharana and Pandit Amit Mukherjee. In 2002, e received the Sangeet Prabhakar from Prayag Sangeet Samiti in Allahabad. He has performed across Nepal and India, and has recorded two albums, Kahile Gham Kahile Chaya and Shanti Sutra.

Dhan Bahadur Gurung - Nepal


Dhan Bahadur Gurung – Nepal

Dhan Bahadur Gurung began his training in the flute at the Kalanidhi Music School—the same school where he is a teacher today. He has honed his skill in a workshop with the legendary Ustaad Hariprasad Chaurasia, and was selected the best flautist in the Shastriya Sangeet Samiti competition in 2008.