Great lover of classical instrumental music, Leandro Roscini he has been a member of the “Amici della Musica” for many years and one of the most assiduous and enthusiastic concert-goers organized by the Perugian Association.
Before his death in 2001, he wanted to allocate a large part of his patrimony to young Umbrian instrumentalists who intend to make music a professional career.
The “Amici della Musica” of Perugia were honored to have been chosen by Leandro Roscini as an operational tool for the realization of his generous project, to which they intend to contribute with the utmost commitment.
The Prize fund was further increased by a generous bequest from Giancarlo Padalino , a longtime friend of Leandro Roscini.
From 2003 until today, the Prize winners have been:
Giacomo Menna (cello) – Riccardo Bonci (organ) – Adriano Falcioni (organ) – Lorenzo Lucca (violin) – Laura Mariotti (clarinet) – Stefano Menna (violin) – Giovanni Menna (viola) – Marco Bartoli (guitar) – Luca Franceschelli (bassoon) – Yumi Palleschi (piano) – Benedetta Rossetti (piano) – Jona Venturi (flute) – Alberto Toccaceli (percussion) – Federica Guasticchi (oboe) – Iacopo Brustenga (violin) – Sebastian Hayn (clarinet) – Mattia Venturi (horn ) – Agnese Menna (cello) – Cecilia Rossi (oboe) – Federico Pedini (guitar) – Federico Venditti (violin) – Flavio Pannacci (trombone) – Colomba Betti (violin) – Fabio Afrune (piano)
Starting from 2021, the Prize is no longer reserved for young graduates born and resident in Umbria, but is open to musicians from all over the country, and is supported by four annual scholarships – generously co-financed by the Brunello and Federica Cucinelli Foundation – earmarked for the Orchestra’s activities from Perugia, both in the Umbrian capital and at the Cucinelli Theater in Solomeo.