Inaugural Kiri Programme an unqualified success

July marks the completion of the first year of The Kiri Programme (our personalised training skills programme with six
outstanding young singers preparing for overseas study). And what a year it...

Recognition of a caring active Patron

David Jackson (Artistic Director of the Cardiff Singer of the World Competition) reflects on Dame Kiri’s role as Patron of the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World.

Hard work paying off for English soprano

Back in 2012 English soprano, Louise Alder was the first recipient of The Kiri Te Kanawa Scholarship (Β£10,000) – an annual award presented by the UK Foundation to a student...

Update on singers supported by The Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation

Update on singers supported by The Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation

Continual financial support for The Kiri Programme imperative for ongoing success

Cover Award helps open door for Covent Garden debut

Last year Armenian tenor Liparit Avetisyan was awarded the 2016-17 Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation (UK) Cover Award.