L. Subramaniam is one of the best violinists of India
and is widely acclaimed and recognized all over the
His prodigious talent was evident at the early age of
two, when he could repeat musical phrases that he heard
his father sing. He gave his first violin performance
at the tender age of six.
Through his superb blending of Carnatic and Western
classical music, Dr. Subramaniam has taken many a venues,
like the Bolshoi Theater, the Lincoln Center, Royal
Albert Hall and United Nations, by storm. He was also
a featured soloist in "All the world's violins" held
in Belgium along with Sir Yehudi Menuhin and Stephane
Dr. Subramanium has also scored the music for movies
like Salaam Bombay and Mississipi Masala, besides featuring
as a soloist in the film Little Buddha by Bernardo Bertolucci.
He was also the music advisor for Peter Brook's historic
stage production of the Mahabharata.
He has also recorded his East-West fusion compositions
with jazz greats like Stephane Grappelli, Herbie Hancock,
Joe Sample, Maynard Ferguson, Hubert Laws, George Duke,
Stanley Clarke, Larry Coryell, and Tony Williams.