The 2016 recipients of the Borletti-Buitoni Trust bursaries have today been announced - including VC ‘Young Artists’ Alexandra Conunova and the Danish String Quartet.
The Borletti-Buitoni Trust, a registered United Kingdom charity, aims to assist outstanding young musicians and ensembles develop and sustain long-term international careers – providing bursaries, career advice, guidance, contacts and valuable public relations exposure.
27 year old VC ‘Young Artist’ Alexandra Conunova, from Moldova was awarded a £20,000 (US $29,000) BBT Fellowship.
VC ‘Artists’ The Danish String Quartet were awarded the prestigious £30,000 (US $43,000) BBT Award.
Violinist Maria Milstein, from Russia and violist Eyvind Holtsmark, from Norway were also awarded £20,000 (US $29,000) Fellowships.
The BBT Special Chamber Music Prize, valued at £25,000 (US $36,000) and presented in honor of the late Claudio Abbado, was awarded to the Quartetto Lyskamm, from Italy.
24 year old Moldavian violinist Alexandra Conunova-Dumortier is quickly building an international reputation as one of the new generation's most captivating young concert soloists