Violinist Dr. L. Subramaniam has travelled the world over playing classical Indian violin as well as a blending of Indian classical with jazz and Western classical.
Dr. Subramaniam’s passion for music was such that he ditched a career in medicine to pursue a master’s degree in Western music from the California Institute of Arts. Dr. Subramaniam works have also been adopted by Western ballet companies and he has collaborated with numerous masters in live concerts.
His first symphony in the global fusion style in 1993 led to his composition called “Global Symphony,” which was premiered in 1995 in New York. Its European debut was broadcast to 28 nations simultaneously. In 1999, the Global Fusion Concert for Peace in Hyderabad attracted 200,000 people.
His latest compositions continue his passion in global fusion. He works with his wife, Kavita Krishnamurti Subramaniam, one of most successful singers in the film industry, and his daughter, Seetaa Subramaniam.
“The human race is all one but the difference is created by countries and people for their own selfish motive,” he says. “We are trying to bring artistes from different parts of the world to perform together to show the way to peace.”