Rahul Bhattacharya

Selected Performances

9 December 2023


4 December 2023

Kartik Festival – at Hawthorn Arts Centre

30 November 2023

Private Mehfil with Ustad Tari Khan

26 November 2023

Gippsland Performing Arts Centre

05 November 2023

Riyaz Session

19 August 2023

FIMDV Festival Surabhi

28 July 2023

University of Melbourne Concert

22 July 2023

Satguru Jagjit Singh Ji Memorial Concert

10 June 2023

The Culture Cafe

18 March 2023

Interview on ABC National TV and Radio National

Melbourne International Festival of Hindustani Classical Music

Hawthorn Arts Centre

21 October 2022


11 October 2022

Community Event

30 September 2022

Navrathri Festival Hindu Society of Victoria

16 August 2022

Federation of Indian Music and Dance

Rowville Performing Arts Centre

17 August 2022

Kew Court House with Qais Essar (Rabab)

12 June 2022

Kathak Ke Rang (with Ghungroo School of Dance)

Menzies Hall Dandenong

9 April 2022

Spandan: The Resonance
Clayton Theatre

11 March 2022

Melbourne International Festival of Hindustani Classical Music

Hawthorn Arts Centre

4 March 2022

Springvale Festival

14 December 2021

Carnatic Music Circle

10 October 2021

Kathak Concert

3 October 2021

Sangeet Sandhya (Online – Covid restrictions)

18 September 2021

Disha – Benefit concert for Musicians impacted by COVID

14 August 2021

FIMDV Sitaare

23 July 2021

Gurupurnima Festival (Online)

29 March 2021

Riyaz Session (Brunswick)

6 March 2021

Sangam: String Quartet
Bunjil Place

21 January 2021

Riyaz Session

20 June 2020

Nataraj Sangeet Vidyalaya Mahotsav

09 March 2020

Melbourne International Festival of Hindustani Classical Music

30 November 2019

Brisbane Concert

22 November 2019

Multicultural Arts Victoria

22 September 2019


14 July 2019

Swar Raga Festival

6 July 2019


15 June 2019

Seattle, Washington

26th May 2019

The Boite

26th January 2019

Melbourne Hindustani Classical Music Society, Kew Court House

10th October 2018

New Delhi (with Shri Durjay Bhaumik)

7-8 October 2018

Private event and SIFAS Singapore

5th August 2018

FIMDV Bandhan

21st July 2018

Private event

23rd June 2018

Ghungroo School of Kathak Dance

24th March 2018

With tabla Maestro Pandit Abhijit Banerjee

29th December 2017

IIT Delhi

22nd October 2017

Private event, Hawthorn

24th September 2017

Hindu Society of Victoria

2 September 2017

Sangeet Mela Brisbane

13 August 2017

Melbourne Hindustani Classical Music Society, Kew Courthouse Kew

13 August 2017


Performing Arts Centre, Doncaster

30 June 2017

Kolkata Lake Club

15 May 2017

Sangeet Sandhya

January 2017

India Tour

31st October 2016

Wangaratta Festival

9th October 2016

Dussehra Festival: Hindu Temple Carrum Downs

13th August 2016

Vishwa- Celebrating Indian Indepdendence Day

Doncaster Secondary College, Church Street Doncaster

12th August 2016

Indian Film Festival Awards Night

14th May 2016


March 2016

India Tour

10th January 2016

Private Concert

15th August 2015

FIMD concert, Melbourne

30th May 2015

Concert in Kolkata

21st March 2015

With Ghungroo School of Dance

9th March 2015

Private Concert

7th February 2015

Sangeet Sandhya 8pm – Free Entry

Waverley Meadow School

Phoenix Drive, Wheelers Hill

18th October 2014

Crown Entertainment Complex

Private Event

11th October 2014

Living Traditions Festival

Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre 6pm


10th October 2014

East-West Fusion and Bollywood Music Revival

Tihai 3 and Preston Symphony Orchestra

In a unique, groundbreaking collaboration, Tihai3 – Indian classical music trio and the Preston Symphony Orchestra present new work in an evening of intersecting musical journeys. This concert will be the Music Feast premiere of Concerto for Sarod, Tabla & Orchestra, and will include Bollywood film song classics, live on stage with the lush sounds of the Preston Orchestra strings.

This concert is a sequel to last year’s brilliantly successful Bollywood and Beyond where Tihai3 first collaborated with Preston Symphony to develop a musical tribute to the 100th anniversary of Indian Cinema.

When: Friday 10th October – 8pm
Where: Northcote Town Hall
Tickets: Available on the Darebin Music Feast website.


17th July 2014

Federation of Indian Music and Dance  5pm

Rowville Secondary College, Humphrey’s Road, Rowville.

20th July 2014

Private Concert at Crown Towers, Crown Entertainment Complex, Southbank, Melbourne

29 June 2014

Kobi Joyonti

21June 2014

Private concert

25th April 2014

C3 Christian Church, 62 Patterson Street, Malak, Darwin, Northern Territory


30th March 2014


Concerto for Sarod: With Preston Symphony Orchestra -Nicolas Buff

Preston City Hall

The Concerto for Sarod, Tabla and Orchestra was written in 2014, after Ud Shahid Parvez, Ud Amjad Ali Khan, Ud Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Pt Sugato Nag, Ud Amir Khan, Mr Bela Bartok and the musicians of Shajahanpur Gharana.

  • Mario Dobernig conductor
  • Rahul Bhattacharya sarod
  • Girish Makwana tabla
  • Adults $20
  • Concessions $10
  • Family $45
  • Children under 12 – Free

For more details, go to: http://prestonsymphony.org.au/concerts/2014/concert-1-2014

  • concerto

22 March 2014

Lecture Demonstration/Workshop: By Invitation Only

22 Feb 2014

Recording Session: Pureheart

26th January 2014

Private Concert – by invitation only

1st December 2013

Raag Rung (evening ragas)- workshop

Sunday 1st December from 4pm (sharp)

Waverley Meadows Primary School, Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill
Tickets: Free
Enquiries: Ranjana, 0414 763 755 or Satyen, 9809 5505

16th November 2013

Koonung Secondary College

By invitation only

11th November 2013

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas,

Sydney Convention Centre, Darling Harbour

26 October 2013

Boite, 1 Mark St North Fitzroy, 8pm

October 2013

Europe Tour

28 September -2013

Darebin Music Festival, Northcote Town Hall 8pm –

with Preston Symphony Orchestra and classical vocalists


24th August 2013

Independence Day Celebrations, Bengali Association of Victoria

18th August 2013

FIMDV Festival, Rowville Secondary College

10th August 2013

With Jhankar 2013

17th June 2013

Special concert at Melbourne Immigration Facility

25th May 2013

With Ghungroo School of Dance

10th May 2013

Interview with  photojournalist

30 April 2013

Opening night of Indian Internationa Film Festival, Hoyts Melbourne Central

12 April 2013

Private Concert

23 March 2013

At Steiner School, Kew

17 March 2013

Private Concert at Ivanhoe

27 January 2013

In memory of Shri Niranjan Chaudhry

By invitation

10 November 2012

Private Concert

6 October 2012

Boite, 1 Mark St Fitzroy

Tickets $12/$10 (concession)

2 October 2012

Private concert for Gandhiji’s B’day at Indian Consulate, Melbourne

23th September 2012

Darebin Music Feast, Northcote Town Hall

189 High St Northcote. Further details will be available shortly

19th August 2012

FIMD Independence Day Concert 1pm

City Square Cnr Swanston and Collins S

18th August 2012

Melbourne Town Hall 3pm (Free Entry)

4th August 2012 9pm

Sangeet Sandhya, Waverley Meadows Primary School

Columbia Drive Wheelers Hill. Entry is free

27th July 2012 8pm

Winter Gathering – Brunswick Music Festival

Mechanics Institute Performing Arts Centre
cnr Sydney Rd and Glenlyon Rd

6th July 2012 8pm

Boite World Music Cafe – Eltham

 St Margaret’s Hall 81 Pitt Street , Eltham
Price: $12 Full/ $10 Conc – Tickets at the Door
Bookings: Tickets at door

16th June 2012

With Ghungroo School of Dance Kathak Performance.

Koonung Secondary College Auditorium, Mont Albert North

Entry by invitation.

19th  May 2012

BMW Edge, Federation Square Melbourne


Entry is free. For more details, visit:


5 May  2012

Private Concert – City

22 April 2012

Private concert

19th Feb 2012

Summer Concert Series

Anderson Park, Hawthorn East


28th January 2012

Private Concert

20th December 2011

Private Concert

30th October 2011

2011 Spring Music Series – Halley Park

Halley Park – Jasper Road, Bentleigh (Near Patterson Station) MAP

2:30 – 4:30pm

Free Event

17th September 2011 6pm

Reservoir Civic Centre, 23 Edwardes St, Reservoir,

10 September 2011 8pm

Darebin Music Feast

Studio 1, Northcote Town Hall, 189 High Street Northcote

15 August 2011

Musical Project Launch: By Invitation only

23rd July 2011

Private concert

18th  June 2011

Sounds of Strings

8th June 2011, 8pm, Saturday

Venue: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill VIC 3150

Charity Event for AID – Contribution $10 at the door (All proceed will go to AID – www.aidindia.org)

14th May 2011

With Ghungroo School of Dance at BMW Edge Fed Square

8th May 2011

Private concert

23rd April 2011

Private Concert at Mt Dandenong

22nd April 2011

Prana House with Kailash Nishad (Tabla) 7pm

Tickets $28/$22

Enquiries: Paul Watts 9754 7108

3rd April 2011

FIMA Event, Rowville Secondary College Auditorium

26th March

Private workshop

25-28th Feb 2011

Music Recording for Feature film @ Sing Sing Studios

19th January 2011

IIT Alumni Victoria Event, Melbourne

15th January 2011

Private concert, Glen Waverley

14th December 2010

St Thomas School


11th December 2010

RMIT University – Recording Studios

10th December 2010

BMW Edge, Federation Square

Concert for Pakistan

17th Nov 2010

Recording session

13th November 2010

Private concert, Melbourne

6th November 2010

At the inaugural program of Kathak Music and Dance

Sai Mandir, Camberwell. For details see www.ghungroo.com.au

9th  October 2010

World Music Cafe 8pm
1 Mark St, North Fitzroy
Presented by the Boite

10th September 2010

Darebin Music Festival 7pm
Studio 1, Northcote Town Hall
189 High Street, Northcote VIC

19th August 2010

Victorian Parliament House, Melbourne

15th August 2010

Savera: New Dawn: 6pm

Huntingtower Performing Arts Centre

77 Waimarie Drive, Mount Waverley

7th August 2010

Sangeet Sandhya 8pm
Brandon Park Primary School
Cootamundra Drive Wheelers Hill VIC 3150

24th July 2010
Latrobe Centre for Performance Arts
Grey Street, Traralgon

23rd July 2010
Glenroy Specialist School
48-50 Box Forest Road, Glenroy

12 th May 2010
RMIT TV Studios

30th April 2010

Fusion with Carnatic Vocal Music – 8pm

Quiet Music Festival

Incinerator Arts Complex
180 Holmes Road, Moonee Ponds.Hosted by Derek Guille.

$20 Adult / $18 Concession / Under 12 free (ticket required)

Bookings: 9243 9191

18th April 2010  5pm

Bangla School of Victoria

Mount St, Glen Waverley

18th April 2010 1pm

FIAV Unity in Diversity Festival

Sandown Park Racecourse

3rd April 2010

Daylesford Concert

14th March 2010.

Darebin Festival

All Nations Park, Northcote

Entry is free.

29th November 2009

Transfusion 2009, North Melbourne Town Hall

14th November 2009

In memory of Shri Niranjan Chaudhary – House concert

10 October 2009

Radio recording at 3CR

2nd October 2009, 7.30pm


Drum Theatre

226 Lonsdale Street, Dandenong
Melways References 91A E7

Tickets: M: $15 ,A: $20 , Con:$15
12 Sept  2009 at 7.30pm
Darebin Music Festival
Feast Hub: Northcote Town Hall,
Studio 2
189 High St, Northcote
$15 full / $10 conc
Ph NTH Box Office: 9481 9500

20th  June 2009  7:30pm
Sarod Concert with  Glen Kniebiess

Prana House,  Level 1, 885  High St, Thornbury

Tickets: $20 at the door

Sarod Concert Prana House
Poster for Prana House Concert

6th  June 2009 8pm

Sarod Concert with  Girish Makwana & Nicholas Buff

@ The Boite, 1 Mark St. North Fitzroy


Price: $16/$11  Bookings: 9417 1983

12th April 2009 :

Private Concert

24th January 2009

Sarod Concert with  Glen Kniebiess

Performing for “Yoga Day” at Rocklyn Satyananda Ashram Daylesford

6th December 2008

with Girish Makwana (Tabla)
Incinerator Arts Complex, Moonee Ponds
180 Holmes Road Moonee Ponds  Melbourne, Victoria 3039

1st November 2008
Private Function (Baithak) at Ashwood
Entry by Invitation only

28th October 2008
Private Function at Eltham (Diwali Celebrations)
Entry by Invitation only

Saturday 4 October 8:00 pm

@ The Boite with Girish Makwana  8:00 pm
1 Mark St. North Fitzroy

Price: $20/$15
Bookings: 9417 1983
Friday 12 Sep 2008, 07:30 pm

Darebin Music Festival with Girish Makwana

Northcote Town Hall , Studio 2, High St. Northcote, Melbourne, Victoria 3070
Tickets : $15

Saturday 23 August 2008

@ The Boite with Girish Makwana  8:00 pm
1 Mark St. North Fitzroy

Price: $16/$11
Bookings: 9417 1983

Sunday 17 August 2008 12:00pm

Sarod Concert with  Glen Kniebiess

Performing for Nataraj Cultural Centre, Melbourne.

Guest of Honour:

Consul General Of India (Melbourne): Smt Anita Nayar

By invitation only

Saturday 12 July 2008

Sarod Concert with  Glen Kniebiess

Performing for “Yoga Day” at Rocklyn Satyananda Ashram Daylesford

1st June 2008

Concert & CD launch, The Barn Gallery, Monsalvat,7 Hillcrest Avenue, Eltham Melways 22A8

Tickets $ 20 including complimentary wine and nibbles

CD Launch Poster

18th May 2008

Radio Interview and Live Performance
on 3PBS FM 106.7 with Roger Holdsworthy

20th April 2008
Federation Square, Melbourne, with Girish Makwana. Organised by Shurolok

23rd March 2008
Royal Mail Hotel, Dunkeld with Girish Makwana (tabla)

19th February 2008 – 7th March 2008

CD recording – Sangam (The Confluence) with Glenn Kniebiess (Tabla)
Telluric Music, Eltham

15-December 2007 – 25th January 2008 – India Trip

Much needed repairs to the sarod

26th January 2008

with Glenn Kniebiess (Tabla)
Rocklyn Satyananda Ashram Daylesford

Concert – 7.30pm – $20

Dinner – 6.30pm and concert – $30

Bookings essential: (03) 5345 7434

or email: yogarock@satyananda.net
24th November 2007

with Glenn Kniebiess (Tabla)
Rocklyn Satyananda Ashram Daylesford

Concert – 7.30pm – $20

Dinner – 6.30pm and concert – $30

Bookings essential: (03) 5345 7434

or email: yogarock@satyananda.net

20 October 2006

University of Ballarat

2 thoughts on “Selected Performances

  1. Dear Rahul,
    Do you give sarod lessons? I’m based in Melbourne and looking for a teacher

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