Borletti-Buitoni Trust
BBT Video

BBT Video

As well as 100-or-so artist and project films, BBT has also made films with a wider remit about the Trust’s ethos and work. Our latest film introduces BBT’s new Chief Executive Toby Smith as he welcomes the 2024 BBT Artists announced on 15 March 2024.


BBT Communities

BBT co-founder Ilaria Borletti Buitoni introduces
BBT Communities, which made its first grants in June 2019, supporting organisations that impact the life of a community through music and make a real difference to people’s lives, whatever their age and wherever in the world they live.

Discover more here

Franco Buitoni

The late Franco Buitoni is remembered by Ilaria, Mitsuko Uchida, Jonathan Biss and Andrew Starling, who reflect on his lifetime of loving chamber music and the bonds he formed with so many musicians during his three decades at the helm of Amici della Musica Perugia and as co-founder of BBT.

Read more about the Franco Buitoni Award here

BBT’s First Decade

In 2013, released to coincide with BBT Celebrated (the Trust’s Tenth Birthday event), co-founders Ilaria Borletti Butioni and Mitsuko Uchida reflect on the work of the trust, with a cast of BBT Award and Fellowship winners.

The weekend of events at London’s Southbank Centre also included the first of BBT Debates – see more here

Wednesdays at Wilton’s

In 2015 BBT Wednesdays at Wilton’s helped to open the newly refurbished and expanded Music Hall in East London. In the small Cocktail Bar (capacity 35-40), BBT’s young musicians shared their virtuosity, experimentation and profound passion for their instruments and music. Frances Mayhew, then Artistic & Managing Director of Wilton’s Music Hall talks here about collaborating with BBT.

See all the films here