Abhisek Lahiri is a professional sarod player based out of the capital city of West Bengal, Kolkata. He won the hearts of discerning audiences worldwide with his depth, maturity, and perfection by the age of 28. Abhisek was initiated in sarod at an early age of six and trained under the tutelage of his father as well as guru, eminent sarod player Pt Alok Lahiri.
His sarod recital has a blending of three major Gharanas – Senia Maihar, Shajahanpur, and Senia Bangash Gharana (Gwalior). Abhisek’s playing reflects the aestheticism, subtlety, and nostalgic spirituality while combining it with resonant intensity and power to captivate the listener with the originality and beauty of his sarod.
Abhisek possesses the dignity of performing in the Europe Parliament in France and Canada Culture Days in Canada on the invitation of The Malhar Group as the first Indian sarod artist along with his eminent father.
Abhisek is an empanelled member artist of ICCR (Indian Council for Cultural Relations), New Delhi. Abhisek took part in the World Kinder Festival in Holland and enthralled the audiences as a wonder child sarod player in 1997. The Dutch Television network telecasts his recitals countrywide even now.
Abhisek has some cassettes and CDs released to his credit. His solo CD album ‘Sparkling Sarod’ was released by Bihaan Music and received a nomination in Global Indian Music Awards (GIMA) of Mumbai in Best Hindustani Classical Album – Instrumental category. His latest release ‘IONAH Trio’ CD album along with Japanese guitarist, Hideaki Tsuji, is also getting wide appreciation globally.