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The 25th edition of Lakshminarayana Global Music Festival (LGMF), organized by noted violinist L Subramaniam, will be held on January 10 in the city.                                          

Jan 7, 2017, Times of India

This year, it will pay tribute to Yehudi Menuhin, one of the most prolific violinists of the 20th century, on his birth centenary. LGMF is recognized for bringing the best of international talents and showcasing music from every genre - Indian classical to jazz.


From SubraMania to SaPa: Bindu and AmbiSubramaniam strike the right note with music academy

August 21, 2017,

Born in a home filled with music, the children of violinist L Subramaniam, late singer Vijayshree and Kavita Krishnamurthy, Bindu and AmbiSubramaniam are honing the next generations of musical talent at Subramaniam Academy of Performing Arts.

An Ode to Remember, Ahead of 25th edition of Lakshminarayana Global Music Festival, we speak with its founders, prolific Dr L Subramaniam, KavitaKrishnamurti.

Jan 10, 2017, Deccan Chronicleimage010

Dr L Subramaniam and KavitaKrishnamurti perform at a previous edition of the Festival

Imagine. Carnatic ragas seamlessly blending with French jazz. Add to it a mix of Hindustani, Western classical, orchestral sounds, some ghazals, Bollywood, folk and rock. This will probably help you understand why the Lakshminarayana Global Music Festival has the word ‘global’ in it and is today celebrating its 25th year. Before its prolific directors Dr. L Subramaniam and KavitaKrishnamurti take to the Chowdiah Memorial Hall’s stages to inaugurate it today, they tell us how it all came to be.


Tribute to a dream, Maestro L Subrmaniam’s homage to his father’s vision for the Indian violin.

January 13, 2017, The NEWS Minuteimage016

If there’s truth to be had in clichés, you can see it unfold at an event like the Lakshminarayana Global Music Festival. As Russian violin maestro VadimRepin, critically acclaimed pianist Svetlana Smolina and versatile Norwegian cellist AudunSandvik blend together with foremost Indian violinist L Subramaniam, his son Ambi and Swaratma’sSanjeevNayak, it’s easy to see why the truism about music breaking boundaries exists.


25th edition of the Lakshminarayana Global Music Festival to kick off in Bangalore

January 5, 2017, The Hindu

Recognized worldwide for bringing the best of international musical talents under one roof, showcasing music from every genre – Indian classical to jazz, the Lakshminarayana Global Music Festival (LGMF) will kick off its 25th edition in Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Bangalore, on January 10th, 2017 and in Sri Shanmukhananda Hall, Mumbai on January 13th, 2017. These concerts will be dedicated to the birth centenary of Lord Yehudi Menuhin, the most prolific violinist of the 20th century.


In tribute, to a father and a guru

07th January 2017, The New Indian Expressimage021

Violinist and composer Dr L Subramaniam’s father V Lakshminarayana was trained as a vocalist from a very young age, from when he was four years old. At seven, Lakshminarayana gave his first concert. But, it was as a violinist that he changed the course of Carnatic music.


Soulful, stirring musical night

12th January 201, The Indian Express


The expansive Chowdiah Memorial Hall began filling up rapidly the moment the doors opened. True, it was not a ticketed programme. But, many organizers shy away from holding an event in this auditorium because of its sheer size. A full house at Chowdiah is a reflection of an audience with a refined taste and the popularity of the artiste(s).


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