A Performance By

Dr. L Subramaniam
Ambi Subramaniam

Date/Time: Oct 08, 2011 at 18:00 hours

Venue: Hilmar-Hoffmann-Saal
Zentrale vom Goethe-Institut
Dachauer Str. 122, 80637 Munich

Dr. L. Subramaniam and Ambi Subramaniam

The Lakshminarayana Global Music Festival was established in 1992 by Dr. L. Subramaniam and Viji Subramaniam, in memory of his late father and Guru Professor V. Lakshminarayana.

Professor V. Lakshminarayana - a visionary in the field of Indian music, was a great vocalist, violinist, composer, musicologist and most importantly, a teacher. Professor V. Lakshminarayana's teachings and techniques have been inspirational to some of the greatest violinists like Lord Yehudi Menuhin and Stephane Grappelli.

This festival till date has been held in 48 cities across 19 countries. The Lakshminarayana Global Music Festival has received tremendous support from the press and public and has hosted audiences of upto 200,000 people at a single event. Further information on Lakshminarayana Global Music Festival can be found here.

Dr. L Subramaniam

Popularly known as "The Paganini of Indian Classical music", born to accomplished musicians, Dr. L Subramaniam started his music career at a very young age, giving his first performance at the age of six. A passionate musician, he graduated with a degree in medicine from Madras Medical College and registered as a general practitioner.

Throughout his music career he has been bestowed with numerous awards and honors. Recognizing his contribution to music, the Govt. of India honored him with Padma Shri in 1988 and Padma Bhushan in 2001. In recognition of his contribution to music, the University of Madras in 2004, the Bangalore University in 2003 and the University of Sheffield in 2008, all conferred him with Honorary Doctorates.

"I find nothing more inspiring than the music making of my very great colleague Subramaniam. Each time I listen to him, I am carried away in wonderment."
Yehudi Menuhin

"L. Subramaniam, greatest of classical Indian violinists, was both Paganini and Poet."
San Francisco Chronicle

"Global Symphony indicates L. Subramaniam's genius"
Berliner Morgen Post, Germany

Ambi Subramaniam

Drawing inspiration from his father, Ambi Subramaniam at the age of nineteen has been mesmerizing audience across the world giving solo and duet performances. Hailed as the new king of Indian classical violin, Ambi plays Western and Indian violin with equal ease.

He has performed with the "Orchestra Nationale du Lille", "Sinfonia Baltica", "Philharmonica du Stadt Sibiu", the "Fairfax Symphony Orchestra" and the "Leipzig Philharmonic Orchestra", to name a few.

The event has been collectively supported by