Premio Borciani 2021 not awarded
At the end of last night’s final round at the Teatro Municipale Valli in Reggio Emilia, the jury of the XII International Competition “Premio Paolo Borciani” chaired by Emmanuel Hondré awarded the second prize of € 10,000 ex aequo to the Balourdet and Leonkoro Quartets, the third prize of € 5,000 to the Adelphi Quartet, which also receives the Under 20 prize of € 1,000. The jury decided not to award the first prize.
The Audience Prize of € 2,000 was awarded to the Quartetto Leonkoro, while the Quartet Arete receives the Special Prize of € 3,000 for the best performance of UTA-ORI. Weaving Song for string quartet, new composition for string quartet commissioned to Toshio Hosokawa, and the € 6,000 scholarship offered by Jeunesses Musicales Deutschland.