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by Borletti-Buitoni Trust June 17th, 2013

View from the platform: BBT Celebrated

The following first appeared in the programme book for BBT Celebrated at London’s Southbank Centre, 17-19 May 2013.

In ten years the Borletti-Buitoni Trust has honoured a veritable orchestra of musicians. By my calculation, it could have mounted a tenth birthday performance of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, conducted by Robin Ticciati (Fellowship 2005), if the 19 pianists, three guitarists and two harpists helped flesh out the chorus and some of the solo cellists transferred to the double basses. But that’s not the BBT way. Rather, we celebrate with a wealth of chamber music that goes to the very heart of what the Trust is all about: the development of the musician.

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