AJAY RANGANATHAN (Violin)
Born in France of Polish en Indian parents, Ajay has always lived in a cosmopolitan atmosphere, probably the origin of his need to know more and more music and musicians.
He regularly plays in two ensembles : les Contre-Sujets (baroque music) and les Caractères (baroque and contemporary music), and also played with la Symphonie des Lumières (Haydn, Mozart on period instruments) or the Baroque French Young Orchestra ; he is regularly invited in Festes baroques en terres de Graves et du Sauternais, Bordeaux festival of baroque music.
Ajay also forms with his two brothers Theo and Ravi a piano-violin-cello trio with which he explores the Romantic repertoire and that of the early twentieth century. This trio has received several awards at french national competitions.
He met great masters in Carnatic music : VV Subramaniam in Chennai and L. Subramaniam in France and in Bangalore.
He is now studying in Paris CNSMD in baroque violin class of François Fernandez, with whom he obtained his Degree in 2014.
With Laura Fernandez-Granero, he is one of the two first “Lauréats” from the Royaumont Foundation.