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Daniel Bhattacharya

Violin

ORCHESTRAL
Positions held

  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – Co-Principal 2nd Violin (2002 - 2008)
  • Royal Scottish National Orchestra – Assistant Principal (1999 - 2002)

Freelance Orchestral

  • English National Opera – principal 2nd
  • CBSO – principal 2nd
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra – principal 2nd
  • BBC Scottish Symphony – principal 2nd
  • London Concert Orchestra – principal 2nd
  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra – principal 2nd
  • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic – co-leader
  • BBC Concert Orchestra – principal 2nd
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra



  • Philharmonia
  • London Sinfionetta
  • Brighton Philharmonic – Leader
  • London Concertante – Leader
  • London Gala Orchestra – Leader
  • Scottish Ensemble
  • Glyndebourne Festival and Touring Opera

SESSIONS

  • COOL Music
  • Accord Music
  • Film soundtracks: Lord of the Rings • Ronin • Blue Planet • Ladies in Lavender
  • Album Recording ‘Nomad’ – Tunde Jegede

THEATRE

  • Marguerite (Haymarket Theatre, London) – Leader
  • Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s Theatre) – Co-Leader

SOLO & CHAMBER MUSIC

  • Recitals at: Wigmore Hall • Carnegie Hall (New York) • Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford • Queen Elizabeth Hall
  • Festivals: include Brighton • Lichfield • Aix-en-Provence • Cheltenham
  • Solo Performances in Spain, Canada, France and India
  • Broadcasts for BBC radio • Canada • Russian radio and TV

TEACHING
Teaching Positions

  • Stowe School – Head of Strings (since Sept 2007)
  • Lancing College (since 2005)




  • Queen’s College, Oxford (since 2008)
  • Somerville College, Oxford (since 2009)

Coaching

  • RCM (since 2008) – String sectionals for Symphony Orchestra • Coaching Sinfonia •Orchestral excerpts class
  • Lancing College (since 2005) – Chamber groups • String Orchestra • Chamber Orchestra
  • Hertfordshire Youth Orchestra
  • Brighton Youth Orchestra

Examining & Adjudicating

  • RCM- Violin Competition (Judge) • ARCM diplomas (Examiner) • undergrad & postgrad diplomas (External Examiner)
  • Sri Lankan Music Festival – Judge (2002)

EDUCATION

  • Royal Conservatory of Music (Canada)
  • Royal Northern College of Music
  • Purcell School of Music

Professors: Yossi Zivoni • Yfrah Neaman • Lorand Fenyves

Chamber Music: Leon Fleisher • Jamie Laredo • Nick Roth

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Instruments
Violin