Harpreet Bansal was trained in the North Indian Classical tradition from her earliest childhood by her father and first guru, Harbhajan Singh Bansal. She has established herself in recent years as one of Norway’s most fascinating musicians. Her unique approach to the deep-rooted Indian raga tradition draws inspiration from jazz, folk music and contemporary classical music.
She is one of Norway’s most sought-after performers, regularly appearing at prestigious festivals at home and abroad. She has performed her music as soloist with such distinguished ensembles as The Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra and The Norwegian Radio Orchestra.
Harpreet has released three albums on the Jazzland Recordings label with her group Harpreet Bansal Band, for which she has garnered a Norwegian Grammy Nomination (2019) and the prestigious NOPA Awards (2021). Her latest album Parvat, where she appears with The Norwegian Radio Orchestra, was nominated in six categories for the OPUS Klassik awards in 2022.
Harpreet plays a violin made by Giovanni Batista Rogeri in 1690, generously provided by the Dextra Musica Foundation.