Commitment to culture


BSI supports classical music with various ambitious projects, from the “Martha Argerich Project” to support for the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana and cooperation with the Montebello Festival. BSI highlighted its relationship to music in 2005 when it purchased the “Guarneri del Gesù, Panette, 1737” violin, played by Renaud Capuçon.

BSI and entrepreneurship

A conference for entrepreneurs, institutions and young innovators in Ticino.

BSI and Art

The BSI art collection, from ancient to contemporary works, presents six centuries of art history.

BSI Album

A series of displays of rare and original collections, on view day and night, which unfold like an album of yesteryear as people walk past.


Through its foundations, BSI strives to support progress and financial research, contemporary art, training and research in architecture, as well as cultural exchange.


As part of its promotion of musical activity, BSI provides support for the training and artistic development of young musicians of outstanding talent through scholarships, assisting them in their first steps towards an international career.