Viola snaps another prize

A month after winning the inaugural Jeffrey Tate award and getting signed by an agent,  the British violist Timothy Ridout, 24, has received a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship award, worth £20,000.


The other BBT winners are the Aris Quartett of Frankfurt-am-Main; the Italian pianist Filippo Gorini; Californian violinist Alexi Kenney; the Amatis Trio; Italian percussionist Simone Rubino and the all-female Paris piano trio Trio Sõra.

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  • Dee Miner says:

    He’s talented, so clearly deserves it. Well done!

  • christopher storey says:

    His transcrition for viola and piano of Schumann’s Dichterliebe is quite fascinating . His is an unusual and arresting talent

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