The Tokyo-based Nippon Foundation has this week announced they are currently accepting applications for their 2019 Fine Instrument Loan Project.
Founded in 1994, and open to outstanding international string soloists 35 years and under, the foundation currently have a collection of 21 fine Italian string instruments - including a number of golden period Guarneri del Gesu and Stradivarius violins and cellos.
Current recipients include virtuoso Svetlin Roussev, Akiko Suwanai, Arabella Steinbacher, Alina Pogostkina, Ryu Goto and Sergey Khachatryan - and VC Artists Pablo Ferrandez, Ray Chen, Benjamin Beilman and Ji Young Lim.
Applications to be received by the 31st of March, 2019.
For further details, visit: https://bit.ly/2RuI4fB