Lifetime Trustee announcement

In recognition of her tireless efforts over a long period the Trustees recently announced Dame Catherine Tizard, a founding trustee and former chair, as a ‘Lifetime Trustee’ of the Kiri...

Financial support for The Programme imperative for ongoing success

The Kiri Programme is a major commitment for the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation, both in terms of organisation and financially. Total costs for the first year were significant and it...

A celegrationand showcase of young NZ Talent

The Rotary Club of Wellington in partnership with The Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation recently hosted the third ‘Singers to Listen For’ concert at St Andrews on the Terrace in Wellington....

Kiri Te Kanawa RCM Scholarship announced

The Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation (UK) recently announced a 3-year extension to the annual Royal College of Music scholarship which will carry a grant of £10,000 and be awarded to...

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.