News: Evan Parker to receive ‘Beyond Borders’ Funding in his 70th birthday year

Evan Parker at the Royal Naval Chapel Greenwich, June 2013
Drawing by Geoff Winston. All Rights Reserved 
Evan Parker, currently on a tour including New York and Baltimore, has received support from the PRS For Music Foundation’s ‘Beyond Borders’ funding strand for 2014. The announcement, just made, covers eight projects, mostly in contemporary classical music. (FULL DETAILS HERE)

Evan Parker and Sten Sandell have been commissioned to produce events in 2014 with  AC Projects / Counterflows, an organisation which works closely with the CCA in Glasgow and Cafe Oto in London. This project will be in collaboration with the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.

Quoting the Press Release: Evan Parker has been a source of undiminished creativity in music for over 50 years. His music stretches the boundaries of any genre. A constant collaborator and generous advocate of new music, in 2014 he will be celebrating his 70th birthday and creating something new for a series of events in 2014/15.

For more detail, try the PRS for Music Foundation website

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