Emmanuel Frankenberg (Amsterdam, the Netherlands) is both a harpsichord player and natural horn player. Growing up in a family of baroque musicians, he started playing early music at a young age. He studied both instruments as main subjects at the conservatories of The Hague and Amsterdam, where he graduated cum laude for both instruments in 2018.
Emmanuel works as a freelance musician, performing both as ensemble player and as soloist. He is a regular member of the ensembles Collegium 1704, les Musiciens du Prince, Concerto Copenhagen and Capriccio Stravagante. Furthermore he performs regulalry with Ensemble Zefiro, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Europa Galante, the Orchestra of the 18th Century, Les Talents Lyriques, Ensemble Masques and others.
In 2015, he won the second prize in the Early Music competition in Val de Loire with the Goldfinch Ensemble, and in May 2016 the first prize in the competition of the Internationale Händel Festspiele Göttingen.
In 2017 he received the Rabo-Burgemeester de Bruin prize, as well as the O-68 prize.
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