Purposes Open for the Continuo Basis’s Interval Instrument Grants


The UK-based Continuo Basis has launched its third spherical of grants for interval music ensembles. The group is providing a launch goal of £100,000 value of funding in 2022, after having supported 37 totally different teams with a complete of £250,000 of their second spherical of grants in 2021.

Funding is on the market for tasks that may happen between April and September 2022. Potential eventualities might embrace:

  • funding to mobilize a efficiency which is vulnerable to being canceled
  • a brand new undertaking the place there may be uncertainty about viewers measurement
  • a chamber recital sequence
  • touring an current program to new UK areas
  • the recording of recent repertoire
  • making a filmed live performance which can be utilized to generate additional touring alternatives

The grants will prioritize these tasks which make use of freelance musicians, which is able to facilitate performances in much less well-off areas, and which create alternatives for a program to be taken on tour.

This third spherical of grants additionally takes into consideration ensembles which have solely shaped just lately, whose lack of efficiency historical past might need prevented them from receiving a grant in 2021. These teams might be prioritized due to the varied challenges related to getting a brand new ensemble off the bottom and presenting reside performances in the course of the pandemic.

Candidates might be UK-based skilled ensembles made up of three or extra gamers, who play both interval devices or devoted replicas, and concentrate on repertoire from the Center Ages by to the early nineteenth century. All functions must be submitted by 7 February.

You may learn extra and apply on the Continuo Basis’s web site.


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