The third Franco Buitoni Award was given to Italian composer Silvia Colasanti in 2021. On 9 October she was presented with the award at a special concert in which her specially composed work Love Song was premiered in Franco’s home town, Perugia, with pianist Beatrice Rana.
Our second round of BBT Communities grants are helping more charitable organisations enrich the lives of many disadvantaged communities in the world through music.
Since its first awards in 2003, BBT has provided support to 110 individuals and ensembles from over 30 countries. We are proud to introduce the Borletti-Buitoni Trust winners 2020.