The italian conductor Claudio Abbado has recieved the Don Juan de Borbon Award for his commitment to young musicians. The price consisted of 30, 000 euros. It was presented by the mayor of Segovia Peter Arahuetes. The award was created five years ago with the aim to promote culture in Segovia and it's province. Abbado stated that political commitment is needed to support culture and education. We at classicalify offer our warmest congratulations.