Born in 1973 in Caracas, Venezuela. At the beginning, piano and music theory were taught by his grandmother. Shortly after he continued in a music school with cello and piano as main subjects. During this period, he became deeply interested in early music and historical instruments. At the end his years in Venezuela, he became a member of La Camerata de Caracas of Isabel Palacios, lead the ensembles Terpsichore and Acantus and in 1991, plays in the first digital recording made in Venezuela of F. Couperin’s Les Concerts Royaux with the group Musica Rhetorica.
In the year 1992, Ricardo Rodríguez Miranda was awarded a scholarship from the Venezuelan Council of Culture (CONAC) to study with Wieland Kuijken at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, The Netherlands. He played in projects directed by Ton Koopman, William Christie and in a Dutch tournée with the NDT. He went also to summer courses to have Master classes with Jordi Savall. In 1998, Ricardo got the diploma Teacher and Performer from the conservatory. Nevertheless, he continued to study Musicology until 2002 at the University of Utrecht.
From the first decade of the 21st century, Ricardo Rodríguez Miranda has been performing as a soloist in Bach’s St. Matthew’s Passion with several Dutch orchestras and choirs like Het Residentie Orkest, Toonkunstkoor Amsterdam and Toonkunst Rotterdam. He has had the privilege to work for masters as Gustav Leonhardt, Peter Schreier, Colin Davies, Richard Egarr, Jan Willem De Vriend and Jaap van Zweden.
Ricardo Rodríguez Miranda’s viola da gamba playing is to be listened in recordings like Salades et Bombes Catalanes (Camerata de Caracas), Sonates of Leclair (with L.O. Santos and A. Santoro), Membra Jesu Nostri (Nederlandse Bachvereniging), Schütz’s Musicalische Exequien (Vox Luminis) and Forqueray (with M. Dévérité, K. Uemura, R. Terakado and R. Kohnen).
Given to his restlessness to catch the ephemeral, the baroque dance obtained a special place in the life Ricardo Rodríguez Miranda. Specifically the notation Beauchamps – Feuillet that offers him not only another approach in art but also a good fitness exercise. Since 2011 he is the baroque dance teacher of the early music department at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague.
He is a regular member of the ensembles Vox Luminis, Netherlands Bach Society, Margaretha Consort and L’armonia sonora.