8 December 2016
Chamber concert: Songs of Europe / Budapest
The concert features a soloist from the Slovak National Theatre (SNT) Opera, Pavol Remenár, and guitarist Miriam Rodriguez Brüllová. Brüllová studied in Slovakia and later in Canada under the supervision of top guitar player Álvaro Pierri. As a participant in master classes she has worked with world-famous guitarists such as Abel Carlevaro, Álvaro Pierri, Luise Walker, Oscar Ghiglia, Pavel Steidl and John Duarte. She has received the highest awards at guitar competitions in Slovakia as well as in Vienna (Austria), Kutná Hora (Czech Republic), Torroella de Montgrí (Spain) and Weikersheim (Germany). Besides performing in Slovakia she has played in many countries both in Europe and further afield. She also dedicates herself intensively to chamber music. Slovak baritone Pavol Remenár made his debut as a soloist of the SNT Opera in Bratislava singing the title role of Mozart's Don Giovanni. He has collaborated with many outstanding European opera directors, for example with Mariusz Trelinski, Peter Konwitschny, Gintaras Varnas and Nikola Raab. He has performed in many European countries as well as in Israel and Japan. He focuses intensely on concert performances and the interpretation of songs.