A singer with a deep mezzo voice, a pianist and a composer, Ariane Gray Hubert is a much acclaimed artist in several fields. Over the years, she has delighted audiences and critics world over with her performances, be it vocal and piano solos to orchestra along with her music, blending rare traditions of the world.
Born in Paris, Franco American, the artist started her musical journey at the age of four, largely influenced by her New Yorker mother and painter, Tamara Gray. The initial training Ariane Gray Hubert received ranges from the renowned Russian and French piano traditions, Sacred Chants, Gospel to Blues which she composes and sings in various, sometimes unheard languages, to the oral musical traditions of India. Her singing and playing along with her versatility in improvisation and powerful rhythmical compositions are part of her signature.
The artist performs for major international festivals such as Petit Palais in Paris, Radio France, France Musique, Musée d’Orsay, Unesco, the Vatican, Centre des Arts Enghien les Bains, the European Delegation in India for the 50th European Treaty, the Instituts Français abroad (Austria, Germany, Italy, Baltic countries, India to name a few). Ariane Gray Hubert performs for leading foundations and humanitarian causes worldwide that are of great concern to her including the Water preservation with Unesco, Save The Tiger in India, the Bahai’s community and the access to education for the Girl Child in the world.
In India, the artist has a special connection with the people and their traditions. With the support of Indian Council of Cultural Relations, she has performed in solo tour all over the country. Her performances including her music repertoire received high accolades from a wide range of music lovers and fans at the Music Academy in Chennai, NCPA in Mumbai, Teen Murti Bhavan, the Habitat Center, the Lotus Temple in New Delhi, Calcutta, Bangalore, Pune to name a few. She appears for various television and radio broadcast programs.
In collaboration with the Brazilian government and the Tata company, she created a series of performances entitled “O Brazil : Rhythms, Rhymes and Songs” highlighting a rare repertoire for voice and piano about women composers and poetess from Brazil. Her much acclaimed show, “Ivre D’Amour”, was launched at the prestigious festival ‘Namaste France’ at Petit Palais, Paris. In 2017, she gave an exclusive performance entitled “Piano Rag(a) Time” for the maison de haute couture Lecoanet Hemant at the palace Bikaner House. In December 2017 in Tokyo, she concluded her first solo tour based on her latests songs inspired by the poetry of Cecilia Mereiles entitled “Let’s Talk about Women” in collaboration with the Brazilian Embassy in Japan. Her shows around « Clara, Lili, Consuelo and others muses » received major accolades.
Taking time off from her busy schedule, Ariane Gray Hubert conducts special workshops for children and for ill patients in hospitals through her creative program ‘Creative Sound Training’. Ariane’s creativity is also seen in her visual catalogue of ‘Art Collages‘ which have been exhibited in public spaces.
As a composer, Ariane Gray Hubert has received several international awards and composed music for various productions, such as the music for the ballet “When The Gods Meet” for the renowned dancer, Dr Sonal Mansingh. Twice she was awarded the prestigious “Laureate Lavoisier” by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs for her music in Austria and India. The Romanian government honored her with the Award for the Best Promoter in Music at the 60th Indo-Romanian Relations. She is affiliated to Sacem in France.
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