Premio Bonporti 2022 – Important innovations
The new Premio Bonporti is for ensembles!
There is an optional New Historical Composition Competition!
The Premio Bonporti 2022 will take place in Rovereto (Italy) from 25 to 30 October 2022.
The President of the jury is the well-known Argentine musician and musicologist Pedro Memelsdorff.
The other jurors:
Deadline October 15th 2022
The competition is dedicated to Italian ensemble music of the period 1600c.-1750c., and presents some important innovations focusing in particular on the enhancement of the creative aspects of historical music.
- extemporaneous ornamentation;
- musical composition;
- performance in a historical acoustic environment (the organ loft of an 18th century church – the salon of an 18th century palazzo)
Admission of a maximum of 4 ensembles (selection through audio-video material);
the admitted ensembles will be judged on four live performances:
A programme of your choice of Italian “church” music from the Baroque period (1600c.-1750c.) performed twice, with different ornamentation and improvisation
A programme of your choice of Italian “chamber” music from the Baroque period (1600c.-1750c.) performed twice, with different ornamentation and improvisation
Composition test (optional) by a member of the group (see point 7 “New Historical Composition”);
6 cash prizes;
The winning ensemble will record a promotional DVD in sites of historic value in the region. This DVD will be known as the BONPORTI HIP (Historically Informed Performance) TESTIMONIAL, as the best testimony and diivulgatiion of historical performance practice.