2008, Malin Broman was appointed concert-master of the Swedish
Radio Orchestra and combines this with her international career as a
soloist, chamber musician and teacher. Since taking up her position in
Stockholm, she has been invited as a guest leader by both the Chamber
Orchestra of Europe and Mahler Chamber Orchestra.
Concerto appearances in 2012-13 include performances with Gävle
Symphony Orchestra, Västeras Sinfonietta, Värmlandsoperans Sinfonietta
and Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra. Abroad, she has performed as a
soloist with orchestras including the Copenhagen Philharmonic, BBC
Scottish Symphony and Academy of St Martin-in-the Fields and worked with
conductors Heinrich Schiff, Paul Daniel, Ilan Volkov, Andrew Manze and
Naeme Järvi. In 2010, she was invited to direct the Swedish Radio
Orchestra and has returned to lead projects in 2012 and 2013. In 2011,
she performed Brahms Double Concerto with Stephen Isserlis and conductor
A prizewinner at the 1994 Eurovision Broadcasting Union Competition
in Warsaw and Washington International Competition for Strings in the
USA, she went on to take Second Prize in the 1996 Carl Nielsen
International Violin Competition in Denmark. In 1999, she completed her
Advanced Instrumental Studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama
in London having won a scholarship to study with David Takeno and in
2001, she graduated with a Masters Degree in Chamber Music.
She remains a hugely passionate chamber musician. As a founding
member of the Kungsbacka Piano Trio, which was selected for the BBC New
Generation Artists Scheme, she made her Carnegie Hall debut and toured
the major European Concert Halls, including the Concertgebouw, Vienna
Konzerthaus, Cologne Philharmonie, Berlin Philharmonie and Wigmore Hall.
Residencies and appearances at festivals followed, including Schleswig-Holstein,
Schwetzinger, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Obertsdorf, Lockenhaus and Lofoten,
as well as tours to Argentina, Uruguay, Australia, New Zealand and
Canada. The trio has recorded for Naxos and BIS.
From 2004-2010, she was a member of the Nash Ensemble and made her
debut at the BBC Proms. The ensemble toured extensively and enjoyed a
residency at London’s Wigmore Hall. Together they made many recordings
for Hyperion, amongst others, and broadcast regularly on BBC Radio 3.
Other highlights have included string quintets with the Leopold
String Trio at the Edinburgh International Festival and as a violist at
London’s Queen Elizabeth Hall with the Belcea Quartet. As a violist,
she has also collaborated with the Elias String Quartet on BBC Radio 3
and at Wigmore Hall.
Most recently, she co-founded the Stockholm Syndrome Ensemble, a
group that aims to redefine the concert experience and is made up of
some of Europe’s most brilliant chamber musicians. The ensemble has
its own series at ‘Musikaliska’ in Stockholm.
Until 2007, she was a member of the teaching staff at the Gothenburg
Academy of Music and Drama, where she placed particular emphasis on the
ergonomics of string playing. Currently she is the Professor of Viola at
the Edsberg Institute of Music in Stockholm.
She was presented in 2002 with the Halland Academy’s Award for
Outstanding Cultural Achievement and in 2008 was elected a member of the
Royal Swedish Academy of Music.
Malin Broman plays a 1748 G.Gagliano violin, generously loaned by the