Significant work grants for Edition·S composers

2021-05-03
The Danish Arts Foundation has announced the recipients of the annual work grants, and included are several composers with works published at Edition·S.

Bára Gísladóttir. Photo: Gabrielle Motola
211 composers and artists receive work grants between 20.000 and 855.000. Bára Gísladóttir is one out of three recipients of the three-year work grant of DKK 855.000. The motivation from the Danish Arts Foundation sounds:

“Dynamic, static, brutal, gentle. In the music of Bára Gísladóttir, you are confronted with a poetic universe both introvert and wild. Her works create strong images – at times almost cinematic with their grand panoramic widths, fierce splatter scene or distant snowclad and blood stained mountaintops. It is music created with very special care for the sound to the point where the boundaries between the sound, the sources of sound and the room where the music is performed, are sometimes dissolved completely”

In the fall of last year, Edition·S spoke with Bára Gísladóttir about her work. See the interview here:

Many other composers at Edition·S have received work grants from the Danish Arts Foundation:

Allan Gravgaard Madsen - 100.000
Aya Yoshida - 70.000
Bo Gunge - 40.000
Christian Winther Christensen - 100.000
Hans Peter Stubbe Teglbjærg - 40.000
Hans-Henrik Nordstrøm - 40.000
James Black - 100.000
Jeppe Ernst - 100.000
Jeppe Just Christensen - 100.000
Jexper Holmen - 70.000
Lars Kynde - 40.000
Lasse Schwanenflügel Piasecki - 100.000
Laura Toxværd - 40.000
Line Tjørnhøj - 100.000
Mads Emil Dreyer - 70.000
Marcela Lucatelli - 70.000
Martin Stauning - 100.000
Mette Nielsen - 40.000
Morten Ladehoff - 70.000
Morten Olsen - 40.000
Nicolai Worsaae - 70.000
Niels Lyhne Løkkegaard - 40.000
Pernille Louise Sejlund - 40.000
Simon Christensen - 40.000
Simon Steen-Andersen - 100.000
Steingrimur Rohloff - 40.000
Ylva Lund Bergner - 70.000

Read more and find the list of all recipients here >> 

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