Rovereto. Premio Bonporti, 18th edition, 5th Baroque Violin International Competition.
President of the Jury: Chiara Banchini (Schweiz/Suisse), violinista, direttore d’orchestra, docente, fondatrice dell’Ensemble 415
The Premio Bonporti is one of the most reputed early music competition around the world. Founded in 1995 by the Accademia di Musica Antica in Rovereto (Italy), the competition gives prizes in money, concerts, CDs and other oppurtunities for young concert players. Gustav Leonhardt, Rinaldo Alessandrini, Chiara Banchini, Ottavio Dantone, Gloria Banditelli, Werner Ehrhardt are just a few names of musicians who joined the Jury of the competition over the past 15 years. The Premio Bonporti takes place every year in October in Rovereto (Italy), a small town 70km north from Verona.