The Kirsten and Gunnar Foundation distributes 2,75 million kr. for musical projects in 2022 and already has a new cal

The Kirsten and Gunnar Foundation distributes 2,75 million kr. for musical projects in 2022 and already has a new cal

Photography by Charlotte de Miranda.

The Kirsten and Gunnar FOUNDATION distributes 2,75 million DKK for music projects in 2022 and already ANNOUNCES a new calL

11 music projects during the forthcoming musical year in Aarhus will receive a grant of 250.000 dkk from the Kirsten and Gunnar Foundation

Each year, the aarhusianic Kirsten and Gunnar Foundation distributes 1 million dkk to cultural projects in Aarhus. This fall, they announced four extra grants of 250.000 dkk. These extra grants have been earmarked for projects during Music City Aarhus 2022 – the whole city’s musical year, which waits just around the corner.

The recipients of the grant have now been revealed, but the Kirsten and Gunnar Foundation has announced further 5 recipients, which means 9 extra grants for Music City Aarhus 2022 in total. This means that the Fund will distribute 2,75 million dkk to musical projects in Aarhus during 2022.

“The fact that the Kirsten and Gunnar Foundation choses to give 11 out of 13 grants to music projects in 2022says something about the level of ambitiousness in Aarhus’ musical life”, says Jesper Mardahl, head of Music City Aarhus 2022 while emphasizing that the Kirsten and Gunnar Foundation is turning up the volume on the upcoming program.

One of the projects who have received a grant is the classical Artos Quartet, who stands behind the Artos Festival, which is taking place for the first time in 2022.

“A thank you from the heart goes out to the Kirsten and Gunnar Foundation and Music City Aarhus 2022. We are now able to present an array of fantastic musicians – it’s going to be a blast!”, says Brian Frisholm, Festial manager and cellist in the Artos Quartet.

And the story doesn’t end here. The Kirsten and Gunnar Foundation is already announcing a new call in the forthcoming spring, where four new projects can apply for grants of 250.000 dkk.

Grant recipients for 2021, the Kirsten and Gunnar Fund

Musical projects under Music City Aarhus 2022

ROSA Musikalske Besøgsvenner 2022

Good Gut Inc Hej Søster Fest 2022

Den Jyske Opera Open Square – Bright Light

Artos Festival Artos Festival 2022, Aarhus

Aarhus Jazz Orchestra Let’s Be Curious Together

Kh Marie Studio KRYDSFELT

Kulbroens Venner KLUB22

Between Music Under – en trilogi (kunstmusikfilm)

UNCOVER ApS 38 offentlige koncerter gennem 19 uger

Aarhus Musikskole Flaskepost til fremtiden

Ensemble Hermes Høj musik

Other cultural projects

HØJ – Hjortshøj Kulturforening Kunst på Viruphuset

Campus Aarhus C / VIAUC / ‘Passagen’



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