London’s Hattori Foundation 2018 Career-Support Bursary Winners Announced

The Hattori Foundation has today announced the recipients of the 2018 Hattori Foundation Senior Award bursaries

Timothy Ridout

The London-based Hattori Foundation for Music and the Arts has today announced the 2018 Hattori Foundation Senior Award bursary recipients – including violist, VC Young Artist Timothy Ridout.

Awarded annually to UK-based instrumentalists and ensembles aged 21 and 27 who show outstanding promise for an international career, this year’s recipients are:

  • VC Young Artist, violist Timothy Ridout
  • Violinist Rosa Hartley
  • Violinist Julia Hwang
  • Violinist Ionel Manciu
  • Violist Alexander McFarlane
  • Cellist Jamal Aliyev
  • Cellist Indira Grier
  • Pianist Andrei Iliushkin
  • Pianist Łukasz Krupiński
  • Pianist Cristian Sandrin
  • Guitarist Andrey Lebedev
  • Trumpeter Matilda Lloyd
  • Bassoonist Petr Sedlak
  • Flautist Daniel Shao
  • Barbican String Quartet
  • Marmen String Quartet
  • Zelkova String Quartet

This year’s 17 bursary recipients will receive a share of the £42,500 (US $55,471) total fund – to be used to attend masterclasses, assist with travel expenses for competitions and to aid with living costs during their studies.

“We are thrilled to be supporting these exceptionally talented artists during 2018/19 at such key stages of their professional development,” Foundation Chair Erich Gruenberg has told The Violin Channel.

Previous recipients include violists Maxim Rysanov and Lawrence Power, the Belcea Quartet and cellist Leonard Elschenbroich.


PICTURED: 2017 Hattori Foundation for Music and the Arts Bursary Recipient, VC Young Artist Timothy Ridout