Performances

DateDetails
Feb 16-19,2017Performer and Composer with CIRCA-One Beautiful Thing
Arts Center Melbourne, Australia
Asiatopa Festival
Thursday 16 February, 6pm (Preview)
Friday 17 February, 7:30pm (Opening Night)
Saturday 18 February, 7:30pm
Sunday 19 February, 3pm
28 October 2016Irish Arts Center, New York
with Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill in Residence Click here for details
12,14 August 2016Kilkenny Arts Festival with Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill. Click here to book tickets.
20 August 2016 with Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill. Masters of Tradition Festival @Bantry House , Cork, Ireland. Click here to book tickets.
7 August 2016Violin- Piano Jugalbandhi - India Tour with Sharat Srivastava- ITC, Mumbai
6 August 2016Violin- Piano Jugalbandhi - India Tour with Sharat Srivastava- ITC Grand Chola, Chennai
5 August 2016Violin- Piano Jugalbandhi - India Tour with Sharat Srivastava- ITC, Bangalore
3 August 2016Violin- Piano Jugalbandhi - India Tour with Sharat Srivastava- ITC Maurya, New Delhi
5 June 2016Celtic Traditional Trio, Depot 29 , Delhi
3 June 2016Celtic Traditional Trio, Speakeasy , Delhi
1 June 2016Celtic Traditional Trio, Le Bistro Du Parc , Delhi
5 May 2016We three, The Pianoman Jazz Club, Delhi
30 April 2016International Jazz Day , Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh
27 April 2016Matteo Fraboni Quartet, The Pianoman Jazz Club, Delhi
22 April 2016with painter Sankha Samantha at the Sankalp Conference, Mumbai
Feb 21,2016Ketevan Music Festival, Goa
For press review click hereFor Press review click here
26 January 2016Solo Raga Piano at Indiranagar Sangeetha Sabha - Purandra Bhavan Bangalore
5 December 2016NH7 Weekender Pune with Bipul Chettri Project
28 November 2015NH7 Weekender New Delhi with Bipul Chettri Project
6 and 7 November 2015Windmill Craftworks, Bangalore with Brian Molley Quartet
3 November 2015British Council, New Delhi with Brian Molley Quartet
2 November 2015Taj Mahal Hotel New Delhi with Brian Molley Quartet
30 October 2015Songs of Soul, Calcutta with Brian Molley Quartet
29 October 2015India Africa Summit at Rashtrapathi Bhavan, New Delhi
25 to 27 October 2015Rajasthan International Folk Festival - Jodhpur with Brian Molley Quartet
4th October 2015Toledo Technology Academy, Toledo USA
26 Sept 2015APAI, Ft. Laudervale, USA
19 Sept 2015Jaipur Literary Festival- Boulder, Colorado, USA
12 Sept 2015Piano Festival - Chennai (Curated by Madras Pianist- Anil Srinivasan)
04 Sep 2015The Oberoi Mumbai
13 August 2015Sitar-Piano Jugalbandhi with Ustad Hidayat Hussain Khan, Maurya Sheraton, Delhi
6 August 2015Sitar-Piano Jugalbandhi with Ustad Hidayat Hussain Khan, ITC Grand Chola - Chennai Click here for more details.
5 August 2015Sitar-Piano Jugalbandhi with Ustad Hidayat Hussain Khan, ITC Windsor - Bangalore
Click here for details
21 June 2015with Samadhi , Depot 29, Delhi
14 June 2015with The Next Collective at Barsoom, Hauz Khas
24 May 2015Baithak- Gurgaon
04 April 2015Carnegie Hall. Utsav Lal & Anurag Harsh in a Piano-Vocal duet concert. For details click here
26 Mar 2015Jayanth Machanda Trio Live at the Pianoman, Vasant Vihar
25 Mar 2015Samadhi Trio Live at the Pianoman, Vasant Vihar
21 Mar 2015DLF 5 & Genesis Foundation present Ragas on Piano
02 Mar 2015Soul Search. Meditation with sunset ragas @ Central Park Gurgaon.
3 Feb 2015HCL Concert series
India Habitat Centre
7 pm.
11 Jan 2015Saptak Festival
35th Annual edition, Ahemdabad
19 Nov 2014Strings of the World festival- Delhi. Collaboration with India Alba and Igor Bezget
30 Mar- 06 Apr 2014 "Ragas to Reels" concert tour , an indo-irish confluence of music presented by the Embassy of ireland in India to commemorate 50th anniversary of its presence in India. Tour Schedule:
Bangalore:
30 Mar- Opus
31 Mar-Royal Orchid Hotel
Goa:
01 Apr The Art Chambers

02 Apr, Royal Orchid beach Resort & Spa Hotel
Mumbai:
03 Apr-Blue Frog
04 Apr-The Oberoi, Nariman Point
Delhi:
06 Apr-The Oberoi Gurgaon.
01 Mar 2014Cardio-India Live, Taj Palace, New Delhi
21 Sept 2013Jadhavgadh Music Festival, in aid of Genesis Foundation
1,6 Sept 2013Concerts in aid of NGO Mobile Creche: Sept 1 at The Oberoi Gurgaon & Sept 6 at India Habitat Centre, Delhi.
9 Feb 2013Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, Mumbai. Venue: Heritage site of Asiatic Steps Library.Solo performance followed by collaboration with Talvin Singh.
5 Feb 2013Blue Frog , Delhi.
28 Dec 2012Performance at the 137th edition of Harivallabh Sangeet Sammelan, India's oldest classical music festival. Honor & privilege to introduce the piano for the first time ever. Concert of 110 mins was broadcast Live on National TV. Excerpt can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YM6k7wzrh1c
6 Dec 2012Asia Music Society, Hong Kong. Rising Star series " Sur Sangam" in collaboraton with Pt. Sameer chaterjee. Concert followed by moderated discussion with Jonathan Douglas. For video excerpt click here.
28 Sept 2012Awarded TiE_Aspire Young Achiever Award for unrivalled contributions as role model for the youth of India. Award ceremony at Taj Mansingh, Delhi.
30 Jun 2012Guru Purnima Celebrations, Maharishi Vedic University,Roermond, The Netherlands. Watch video excerpt here.
16 Nov 2012Strings of the World Festival. India

Solo & collaboration with Adam Sutherland-Scottish Fiddler. See You Tube Excerpt from concert here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQHJKZsdhd4
11 Oct 2012Symbiosis of Sound Festival at Kings Place London curated by Talvin Singh. Double bill act with Mathew Bourne and Talvin Singh.
8 Apr 2012Ragas on Piano in aid of JOSH, The Oberoi Gurgaon, Delhi
9 Nov 2011Lyrics Theatre-Belfast
1-3 Oct 2011Lockerbie Jazz Festival,Scotland .
1 Apr 2012Ragas on Piano in aid of DREAMZ Home & Smile Foundation,Trident BKC, Mumbai
9 Sept 2011NCPA, Mumbai, India. Timing 6.30pm
17 Aug 2011India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.India
Stein Auditorium-7.30pm.
25 Apr 2011Hariprasad Chaurasia & Utsav Lal.Theater Hotel de orangerie, The Netherlands.
13 Mar 2011The John F Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, Washington D.C-Maximum India Festival. 7.30 PM at The Terrace Theater.www.kennedy-center.org
7-16 Jan 2011India Tour "Ragas to Reels" in collaboration with Irish flautist Sam Comerford. Performances in New Delhi, Mumbai , Bangalore.Welcome reception at Irish Ambassador Ken Thompson's residence-7th Jan 2011.Tour itinerary :9th Jan 2011 - Mumbai , 11th Jan 2011- Mumbai ,13th Jan 2011-Bangalore,16th Jan 2011- New Delhi
12 Dec 2010The Sage Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.
11 Dec 2010Mid Day Mantra concert series ( Sampad),Town Hall Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK.1pm-2.30pm.
2-3 Oct 2010Lockerbie Jazz Festival : Performance with Commonwealth Jazz Explosion Band with Laura McDonald (Saxophonist) & others.
2 Oct 2010Lockerbie Jazz Festival,UK .Solo Ragas on Piano @ 1pm.
25 Mar 2010Morning Ragas Concert for IWCD at French Embassy, Ailesbury Road.Dublin. 10.30 am.
19 Mar 2010"Jugend Musiziert-2010" Opening .St.Kilians Deutsche Schule, Dublin.11 am.
27 May 2010Novara Jazz Festival 2010, Italy. Venue: Auditorium Conservatorio Cantelli, Novara . Time :9 pm. For details www.novarajazz.org
13 Nov 2009Indisk Raga Musik .Concert in Konsert Huset at Goethenburg, Sweden.
8 Nov 2009Indian Raga Music for Piano , Purcell room, Queen Elizabeth Hall,Southbank centre, London concert for Milap Festival Trust,UK @ 7.45 pm.
3 Oct 2009The Irish Academy of World Music & Dance, University of Limerick. (Celebration of Mahatma Gandhi birth anniversary)

Workshop by Utsav Lal for Academy students at University Concert Hall,11-12.30 pm on 3rd OCt. For registration contact Dr. Helen Phelan,Programme Director, PhD Arts Practice at Tel: Tel. +353 61 202575
8 Sept 2009"Piano Plays Classical Ragas " National Concert Hall, Dublin.
July-Aug 2009"Ragas Dance off Piano Keys" India Piano Concert & workshop Tour 2009

India Habitat Centre, New Delhi: 24th July @ 7.30 pm ; Taj Lands End, Mumbai: 2nd Aug@ 7 pm ;Blue Frog, Mumbai: 4th Aug @ 9 pm Casino Hotel ,Cochin: 6th Aug @ 7 pm, Royal orchid hotel, Bangalore : 8th Aug @ 7 pm,Calcutta School of Music, Kolkata: 14th Aug @ 6.30 pm.

Piano Workshops by Utsav Lal: "Breaking Boundaries" : at Furtados: Delhi-22nd July- 4-7 pm.For registration contact Rohit Setia at 0124-3058820/4029001.Furtados Mumbai-1st Aug-4-7 pm. For registration contact Peter Monis at 022 26211801/32193680. Furtados Bangalore-7th Aug-4-7 pm
18 Apr 2009"Music for the Mind & Soul" concert series by Milapfest at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester,UK.
3 Apr 2009World Harmony Run -Lunchtime concert at Temple Bar Music Square-Dublin
08 Dec 2008Awarded Ireland MAMA Awards 2008 under Individual Multicultural category.

Nominated by the Embassy of India, Ireland & Festival of world Cultures for the prestigious , annual MAMA (Metro Eireann Media &Multicultural Awards )2008, www.maamawards.com .The nomination is a recognisation of efforts & the multiple music initiatives undertaken to build cultural bridges of understanding in Ireland.

Watch Award interview on Irish National TV Show Seioge here.
5 Dec 2008"Into the Light " World Music Concert series :Concert for SAA-UK in Leeds at The Venue, Leeds College of Music.
2 Dec 2008"Asia on the Edge " Festival, Singapore on the invitation of The arts House,Singapore. Venue: The Chambers.
20 Sept 2008"Apoorva Ragam" at Sir M.V.Rao Concert Hall, Chennai. Fundraiser concert for Rotary Club Industrial Society, Chennai in aid of Ayambakkam Village School
18 Sept 2008 Raga Ras on Piano: A unique Piano concert with Taal mani Aditya Kalyanpur on Tabla.

Venue: Manik Sabhagriha Auditorium,Bandra Reclamation, Bandra (W), Mumbai.Concert preceded by Music album "Piano Moods of Indian Ragas " Launch by Times Music.
9 Dec 2008Performance at Old Jameson Distillery, Dublin for the Irish Tour Operators Federation.
23 Aug 2008Festival of World Cultures 2008:Performance at Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire @ 7.15 pm.
6 Jul 2008Laya Music Festival,Liberty Theatre, Dublin
6 May 2008"The Classical Experience". An Indian Ragas Piano Concert for IWCD, International Womens Club, Dublin. Venue: Embassy of France. Ailesbury Rd. Dublin.
29 Mar 2008"Ragas on Piano" , Arena Theatre,Wulfrena Street, Wolverhampton,UK on the invitation of Surdhwani.
28 Jun 2008" Taj Festival "by Milap Festival Trust at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
10 May 2008"Music for a Summer Evening" at Concert Hall, St. Michaels College.
12 Apr 2008Opening act- Ragas on Piano at Deepak Chopra's talk on "Exploring Consciousness " at the National Concert Hall, Dublin
18 Feb 2008"Piano Power of Indian Ragas " by Utsav Lal at National Concert Hall, Dublin. Booking at www.nch.ie/Box-Office/Performances/Piano-Power-of-Indian-Ragas.aspx
26 Aug 2007Catch Utsav at "Festival of World Cultures" at Pavilion Theatre,Dun Laoghaire at 7.30 pm with Mangal Singh & band from UK or between 12- 5 pm at the first ever Dun Laoghaire Cultural MELA.
25-29 Nov 2007India Homecoming Concert Tour sponsored by ING Vysya Life insurance. Supported by Escorts.

" Jaane Kahan Gaye woh Din...Raj Kapoor Nostalgia on Piano."

Mumbai: 29th November 2007 at Manik Sabhagriha Auditorium, Bandra.Click here for press review.

Kolkata: 25th November 2007 at GD Birla Sabhgahar, Ballygunge.Click here for press review.

New Delhi: 26th November 2007 at Stein Auditorium, India Habitat Centre."Raga Utsav on Piano" . A celebration of the sound of Indian Ragas on Piano.
18 Nov 2007"Concert of the Year-Gurgaon". Indian classical Ragas on Piano by Utsav Lal.

Organised by International Cultural Centre Trust,Gurgaon.
30 Sept 2007Featured with Ragas on Piano on "Class Act" , RTE, Irish National television . All Ireland Talent competition. Telecast on sundays,6.30 pm.
10 Sept 2007"Raga Power on Piano" at Tagore Centre, Berlin as opening of Asia Pacific Week in Berlin.
20 June 2007"Performance for World Refugee Day" at IADT, Dun Laoghaire
13 May 2007"One World Music Evening" which hosts a collection of 10 International artists performing along with Utsav in aid of World Mercy Fund @ The Laughter Lounge, O' Connell Bridge,Dublin
03 Apr 2007Jaane Kahan Gaye Woh Din..Raj Kapoor Nostalgia on Piano at India Habitat Centre,New Delhi.Classic hits of Raj Kapoor on one of the favourite instruments of the great Showman.
22 Mar 2007Airfield Arts Centre,Dublin. Jugalbandi between the Piano & Mridangam.
14 Feb 2007 Nehru Centre,London. (Cultural wing of High Commission of India,London).
29 Jan 2007"Irish Music on Piano". A reciprocal offering of friendship at the National Day reception hosted by Indian Embassy in Ireland at O' Reilly Theatre,Dublin.
11 Jan 2007"Classical Hindustani Harmonies on Piano Reeds ".
Piano House,Dublin, Ireland.
13 sept 2006"Classical Hindustani Harmonies on Piano Reeds"
India International centre, Delhi . A unique Jugalbandi between the Piano & Violin.
June 2006Piano concert in Saskatoon, Canada.
May 2006Finale Performance at the International Wish Day celebrations of NGO Make-a-Wish Foundation of India at ITC Grand Central, Mumbai.
Mar 2006“Darkness to Light” Fundraiser Piano concert for National Association For The Blind and GE Volunteers at Ficci auditorium , Delhi.
Feb 2006 Times Music festival.
Concert for the Cultural Curry in Challo Dilli campaign of The Times of India at the Sri Sathya Sai International Auditorium, Delhi.
Jan 2006 Mitsubishi Cedia Car Launch event performance - Jullundhar & Ludhiana
Dec 2006Piano concert at a fundraiser event for Fund raiser event for Tamana Special School for Spastics, Venue: Sudan Embassy.
Nov 2005“Tickle the Ivories” Solo oncert for Spandan & The Oberoi’s Grand ,Kolkata
Nov 2005"Moods of Mohd.Rafi”-
A tribute piano concert at IHC Amphitheatre . Presented by Hutch and HT City.
Aug 2005Independence day cultural concerts at DT City Centre Mall , DLF Mega Mall . Presented by DLF Ltd.
May 2005" Rhthyms Past and Present” , A Habitat World calendar event. India Habitat centre, New Delhi .
Feb 2005Annual Award ceremony performance- GE Commercial Capitals.
Venue: The Grand, Delhi.
31 Dec 2004New Years Eve concert, DT Mega Mall, Gurgaon
May 2004Piano concert for Unitech Country Club
May 2003Finale at National Training Workshop of DPS Society
Feb 2003Debut solo piano concert “Memories of Yester Years” for the International Cultural Centre Trust, Gurgaon. Venue: South City Club.
A summary of some Early Year PerformancesAt the age of 9 ½ years, one of the children selected to perform in piano concerts with Indian pianist,Brian Silas held at India Habitat Centre- Apr 2002 ,Siri Fort Auditorium-July 2002,Dilli Haat- Mar 2003 and Chinmaya Auditorium-Dec 2004.
Regular performances at school, local festivals/celebrations which included devotional songs for Janamasthmi, patriotic for Independence Day, Carols for Christmas and old Hindi songs for Diwali etc. Awarded "Outstanding Achievement in music" prize in Grade 3 , DPS VAsant Kunj.

A member of School Band, IRUS and an active participant with the band on the keyboards for various events, inter-school competitions etc.
On the 25th December,2002, DPS-Vasant Kunj enacted a musical drama on the birth of Jesus Christ that was televised Live on DD-Bharati. Chosen by the school as the sole musician to play the entire music for the 30 minutes long drama.

Featured in a TV program -"Shining Stars" on talented children in the field of music and dance.

March 2003, the popular show “Ghoomta Aaina” on DD-1 ,featured an artist profile featuring musical achievements.

May 3rd, 2003 Performed at The Knowledge Store, Delhi for the release of a children’s adventure book by noted celebrity Anupam Kher. A short 20 min performance before the release of the book was well covered and telecast on all major news channels including Star-News , Zee-news and Sahara Samay

Feb 2004, performance at Anandgram cultural center to felicitate Dr.Sama receiving the Padmashree award.

Invited by Sahara NCR on their breakfast show “Have a Nice Day” as a celebrity guest.