Miriam Rodriguez Brullova – gitar (SR)

General information

Miriam studied at the State Conservatory in Bratislava. After obtaining a bachelor degree in interpretation and pedagogy at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava she studied with outstanding guitarist and pedagogue Alvaro Pierri at Université du Québec á Montréal and Université Laval in Quebec City where she obtained a master degree in interpretation (2001). In 2003 she completed her studies at Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna as a postgraduate student with the same teacher.

She performed as a soloist with Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, Brandenburgisches Staatsorchester, Orquesta Filarmónica de Bogotá, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Universal Symphony Orchestra Seoul, Rzeszow Philharmonic, Virtuosi di Praga, Talich Chamber Orchestra, Orchestra Fondazione Arena di Verona, Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma, Virtuosi Pragenses, Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra, North Czech Philharmonic, Cappella Istropolitana, Slovak Sinfonietta, West Bohemian Symphony Orchestra, Slovak Chamber Orchestra, Aeolus Quartet, Kallaci Quartet, Zemlinsky Quartet, Mucha Quartet and others.

Miriam performed at such famous concert halls as Prague Rudolfinum, Berlin Konzerthaus, Seoul Art Center, Auditorium Conciliazione Rome, Teatro Filarmonico Verona and others. In addition to Slovakia she has played in almost whole Europe, North and South America, Asia and Africa. She has given workshops and master classes in Pretoria, Lima, Moscow, Hersbruck, Bratislava, Kosice.

As a chamber music player she performs regularly with some great Slovak, Czech and Hungarian artists (e. g. with violinists Dalibor Karvay and Sándor Jávorkai, double bassist Roman Patkoló, violoncellist Petr Nouzovský, soloists of the Slovak National Opera Eva Hornyáková and Pavol Remenár).

In early 2020, along with the world-famous Roman Patkolo, she premiered the concerto Bruromano for guitar, double bass and orchestra by Sylvie Bodorova dedicated to both soloists.

She has recorded for the Slovak Radio, Praga Digitals label (France), ArcoDiva (Czech Republic) and Pavlík Records (Slovakia). In 2005 she initiated and established the International music festival Bratislava Chamber Guitar of which she is the artistic director. In 2015 she initiated and established the International guitar competition of which she is the artistic director. In 2018 she initiated and established Visegrad Music Youth Academy (master classes for guitar, violin, viola, violoncello, flute).

For several years she was engaged by the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna. Now she teaches at the Conservatory in Bratislava. Miriam is playing the guitar by world-known luthier Gernot Wagner, Petr Matoušek and Hans van den Berg.