International Baroque Violin Competition

The Competition (1996-2016)

The Premio Bonporti, dedicated to Francesco Antonio Bonporti (1672-1749) – the most important musician of Trentino of the old age-, is one of the most reputed early music competition around the world. Founded in 1996 by the Accademia di Musica Antica in Rovereto (Italy), the competition gives prizes in money, concerts, CDs and other oppurtunities for young concert players. Among the Presidents Gustav Leonhardt (8 editions 1997-2008), Chiara Banchini (3 editions), Linde Brunmayr, Alan Curtis, Jesper Christensen, Enrico Gatti, Lucy van Dael, Sigiswald Kuijken. Rinaldo Alessandrini, Gloria Banditelli, Alfredo Bernardini, Kees Boeke, Ottavio Dantone, Odile Edouard, Werner Ehrhardt, Gaetano Nasillo, Susanne Scholz, Simon Standage, Elizabeth Wallfish are just a few names of musicians who joined the Jury of the competition over the past 25 years. The Premio Bonporti takes place every year in October in Rovereto (Italy), a small town 70km north from Verona. Since 2012 the Premio Bonporti alternates annually with the Premio Ferrari, dedicated to the figure of the musician of Rovereto Giacomo Gotifedo Ferrari (1763-1842)

The Winners 1996 – 2016

1996
Premio Bonporti
Chamber music Le Nuove Musiche

1997
Premio Bonporti
Chamber music not assigned

1998
Premio Bonporti
Chamber music L’Assemblée des Honnêtes Curieux

1999
Premio Bonporti
Chamber music not assigned

2000
Premio Bonporti
Chamber music Á la Russe Ensemble

2001
Premio Bonporti
Chamber music not assigned

2002
Premio Bonporti
Chamber music Opera Quarta

2003
Premio Bonporti
Baroque Violin not assigned
(2nd Prize: Leyla Schayegh)

2004
Premio Bonporti
Chamber music Ricreation d’Arcadia

2005
Premio Bonporti
Baroque Violin Timothy Haig

2006
Premio Bonporti
Chamber music Ensemble Sirocco

2007
Premio Bonporti
Baroque Violin not assigned
(2nd Prize: Dmitry Sinkowsky)

2008
Premio Bonporti
Chamber music not assigned

2009
Premio Bonporti
Master in Baroque Violin

2010
Baroque Violin not assigned
(2nd Prize: Rie Kimura)

2011
Premio Bonporti
Chamber music Daimonion Ensemble

2012
Premio Ferrari
Fortepiano Olga Pashenko

2013
Premio Bonporti
Baroque Violin not assigned
(2nd Prize: Anne Kaun)

2014
Premio Ferrari
Master in Belcanto

2015
Premio Bonporti
Baroque Violin not assigned
(2nd Prize: Noyuri Hazama)

2016
Premio Ferrari
Fortepiano Viacheslav Shelepov