Jean-Christophe Bonnafous

Jean-Christophe Bonnafous is a French flautist. He started his musical journey at the prestigious Music Conservatory of Rotterdam (CODARTS) under the tutelage of Hariprasad Chaurasia and Henri Tournier. In 2011 Jean Christophe finished his studies in Indian Classical Music with a Masters Degree with Distinction.

Jean-Christophe has developed an imaginative and subtle way of playing, combining virtuosity and sensibility. He is gifted with a natural talent for revealing the depth and beauty of the Bansuri sound.

Since 2008 Jean-Christophe performs regularly alongside Hariprasad Chaurasia in Europe and India. He has already performed as a soloist in prestigious venues such as the Concertgebouw of Amsterdam and is currently collaborating on different musical projects within and beyond World, Jazz and Early Music. In 2010 Jean-Christophe received the prestigious Dutch HSP Award for Excellence.