Italy

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Giulio Rovighi, violin
Aldo Campagnari, violin
Massimo Piva, viola
Francesco Dillon, cello

Winner of the 50th Prague Spring International Music Competition in May 1998, the Quartetto Prometeo was also awarded the « Special Bärenreiter prize for best performance of Mozart’s Quartet K 590 according with the original score », the City of Prague award as best quartet and the « Pro Harmonia Mundi » prize.

The Quartetto Prometeo was appointed resident quartet, from 1998 to 1999, at the Britten Pears Academy in Aldeburgh and was awarded the « Thomastik Infeld » prize at the Internationale Sommer Akademie Prag-Wien-Budapest in 1999 for « outstanding performance of a chamber music work ». It won second prize at the Concours International de Quatuors of that year in Bordeaux and, in 2000, the Special Bärenreiter Prize at the ARD Munich Competition. Then, in 2012 it was honored to receive the Leone d’Argento, one of the highest distinctions in music in Italy, and at present is quartet-in-residence at the prestigious Accademia Filarmonica Romana.

http://quartettoprometeo.com/

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