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Shri Rishi Varun Mishra

Shri Rishi Varun Mishra belongs to the illustrious gharana of Banaras and were born on (26th march-1986 & 10th october 1990). Born in an auspicious family, music came to them as the first breath of life and they grew up in an atmosphere of intense learning. Their Training in khayal started at an early age under the guidance of their guru & grandfather Pt.Ganesh Prasad Mishra (Ex-Vice Chancellor Bhatkhande University-Lucknow) and father Pt. Vidyadhar Mishra (Professor, Music department- ALLAHABAD UNIVERSITY). They have received intensive training in Khayal, Tarana, tappa, Thumri, dadra, Chaiti, kajri and Bhajan.

They belonge to a family of eminent musicians of the Banarans Gharana. A family of maestros that comprises of legends such as Pt.Bade Ramdas ji Mishra(great grandfather),Pt.Harishankar mishra (grandfather),Pt.Ganesh Prasad Mishra(grandfather),Pt.Vidyadhar Mishra(father),Pt.Birju Maharaj(uncle), Pt.Rajan Sajan Mishra(Cousin grandfathers), Pt.Chhannulal Mishra (maternal grandfather).

Rishi Mishra has completed his Prabhakar and Praveen(Topper) from Prayag Sangit Samiti. He is also Visharad from Bhatkhande Sangeet Vidyapeeth and is a graduate in commerce from Allahabad university. Presently he is a Research Scholar(Music) in Allahabad University.

Varun Mishra has completed his Prabhakar & Praveen(Topper) from Prayag sangeet samiti. He is Masters in Music from Allahabad University & also qualified UGC-NET(National Eligibility Test).

"B-HIGH GRADE Artists of Radio & Doordarshan"

Sucessfully running their Music Academy "ALANKAAR"(Pt. Bade Ramdas Ji Music Academy) approved by Government of Uttar Pradesh & affiliated to Prayag Sangit Samiti in Allahabad & Mumbai.

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Mishra brothers have given numerous performances all over the country. Some of the performances to be named are-

  • Ganga Mahotsav(Varanasi)
  • Lucknow Mahotsav
  • TAJ Mahotsav(Agra)
  • Sankat mochan Sangeet Samaroh (Varanasi)
  • Annual Music Festival of Bhubaneswar Music Circle(Orissa)
  • Akhil Bharatiya Sangeet Sammelan(Allahabad)
  • Rose Festival (Chandigarh)
  • Swami Haridas Sangeet Sammelan(Mumbai)
  • Ustad Bismillah Khan Smriti Samaroh(ICCR- Varanasi)
  • Basant Bahar Utsav at Epicentre(Gurgaon)
  • Habitat Centre(Delhi)
  • Triveni Mahotsav(Allahabad)
  • Bharat Bhavan(Bhopal)
  • Music In Park(Bhubaneswar)
  • Tarang(Hyderabad)
  • Kala Samannaya 2014(Guwahati)
  • Udiyamaan(Allahabad)
  • Bageshwari Devi Smriti Samaroh(Varanasi)
  • Annual Festival of Kuntirama Sangeet Academy(Rewa)
  • Awadh Sandhya Parampara Festival organised by Sangeet Natak Academy(Lucknow)
  • Rashtriya Ramayan Mela(Chitrakoot)



Concerts in Abroad

  • CONDUCTED WORKSHOP FOR STUDENTS ON BANARAS GHARANA AT WASHINGTON DC(USA)
  • PERFORMED AT INDIA INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL CHANTILLY(VIRGINIA) USA
  • PERFORMED IN ECHOES OF GANGA(JAPAN)
  • PERFORMED IN BANKOK(Bangkok Theatre music & concert).
  • PERFORMED IN INDIAN FINE ARTS SOCIETY(SINGAPORE).
  • PERFORMED IN BADULLA MUSIC FESTIVAL(SRI-LANKA).
  • ICCR(SRI-LANKA).
  • PERFORMED IN PHOENIX FESTIVAL(JAPAN)
  • PERFORMED IN MONORAGALA MUSIC FESTIVAL(SRI-LANKA)
  • PERFORMED IN BUDDHIST SOCIETY OF MUSIC(JAPAN).


AWARDS

  • Honoured by the President his Excellency Dr. A.P.J.Abdul kalam Ji.
  • Awarded by his excellency Governors of Uttar Pradesh & Madhya Pradesh.
  • Honoured with Lyrics Academy Music Award-2017(Lucknow) by Cabinet Minister(UP) Shri Ravidas Mehrotra Ji
  • Honoured by Cultural Minister(U.P.).
  • Awarded by Sangeet Natak Akademi(Delhi).
  • Awarded Indradhanusha Samman
  • Awarded by Shankaracharya of Puri(Orissa).
  • Awarded on Guru Poornima Festival(Assam).
  • Felicitated by "Amma Saheb Trust"(Pratapgarh) for contribution to Indian Classical Music
  • Awarded as the leading youth singers by Prayag Sangit Samiti
  • Honoured in Japan & Sri Lanka.
They have Performed for Doordarshan(Allahabad), AIR- Lucknow, Allahabad & Varanasi. The hallmark of their Style is the superb intonation, beautiful imagination and their traditional approach which blends the old compositions with their own creations using an amazing vocal range and technique. And it is this richness and depth of their combined voices that creates a sublime tonal texture and transforms the mood of the listeners while touching their souls.