Date(s) - 15/Jul/2017
Ajay Ranganathan, violin
Ravi Ranganathan, cello
Théo Ranganathan, piano
In association with Alliance Française de Pune
In a programme of Fauré: Piano Trio Op. 120; Chausson: Piano Trio Op. 3 and Ravel: Piano Trio
The Ranganathan Trio, with the three brothers Ajay, Ravi and Théo started their education in the Conservatory of Tours, France. In 2009, in the class of Xavier Richard, the Trio graduated with the First Prize of chamber music with the jury’s unanimity. More recently, in Paris, they worked with Vincent Coq, pianist of the famous Wanderer Trio. The Trio was laureate of the Leopold Bellan competition in Paris and of the chamber music competition of Rabastens.
Born in France of Polish and Indian parents, Ajay Ranganathan plays in various baroque ensembles and dedicates a large part of his time to historical performance. He studied at the Paris Conservatoire in the baroque violin class of François Fernandez from whom he obtained his Degree in 2014. With Laura Fernandez-Granero, pianoforte player, he is one of the two first laureates from the Royaumont Foundation.
Ravi Ranganathan, began his studies in the harp class of Catherine de Preissac at age of seven at the conservatory of Tours while taking piano lessons simultaneously. He later joined the cello class of Xavier Richard at the age of 10 at the same conservatory and he obtained his graduation prize in 2012. He has taken lessons with prestigious teachers like Eric Levionnois, Xavier Gagnepain, Jerome Pernoo, Maria Theresa Grisenti, Francois Dumont and is currently studying at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels under Didier Poskin.
Théo Ranganathan started piano lessons at the age of six, at the National Conservatory in Tours, in France. In 2009, studying with Carole Carniel-Petit and Nicole Cazalet, he was awarded the first prize at the Steinway & Sons, competition held in Paris. Two years later, Théo finished his musical studies in Tours with a first prize and the Award of Merit. He is now studying at the Music Academy of Poznan, with Alicja Kledzik and Piotr Zukowsky.