Danish Arts Foundation grants for Edition·S composers

A wide selection of Edition·S composers are among the recipients of this year’s music grants from the Danish Arts Foundation.

Christian Winther Christensen. Photo: Mette Kramer Kristensen

Each year the Danish Arts Foundation provides grants for a selection of the best and most promising artists in Denmark.

This year 885 composers, songwriters and sound artists applied for grants. 253 recipients were selected, including several Edition·S composers.

Christian Winther Christensen is one of five applicants who will receive the largest grants of DKK 250,000. “40-year-old Christian Winther Christensen continues his riveting development,” the grant committee explains, “and the coming years will see spectacular performances of his music at some of the world’s most prestigious music festivals.”

Edition·S composers provided with the 2017 Danish Arts Foundation grants: