Bonporti

Bonporti

(Italian bonˈpɔrti)
n
(Biography) Francesco Antonio. 1672–1749, Italian composer and violinist, noted esp for his Invenzioni (1712), a series of short instrumental suites
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He has a strong interest in Baroque music, and has won major prizes for his performances including the Premio Bonporti in Italy (2005), the Bach Competition in Leipzig (2006), the Musica Antiqua Competition in Bruges (first prize, audience prize and critics' prize, 2008), the Romanus Weichlein Prize at the Biber Competition in Austria in 2009 for his extraordinary interpretation of Biber's Rosary Sonatas and first prize at the Telemann Competition in Magdeburg (2011).
At the international competition Premio Bonporti in Rovereto Friederike Heumann was awarded the first prize with her ensemble Le Nuove Musiche.