One of world’s most loved Divas joins vocal selection panel

Legendary mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade has accepted Dame Kiri’s invitation to become a member of the Foundation’s vocal selection panel.

Foundation Students help launch NZ-Australia Literature Festival

The first ever Australia and New Zealand Festival of Arts & Literature was held recently in London.

Young Foundation singers help Dame Kiri celebrate milestone

Earlier in this newsletter Dame Kiri made mention of celebrating her 70th Birthday on stage at The Royal Opera House

Life with Opera Australia

Jonathan Abernethy (Tenor) describes the past 18 months with Opera
Australia as the most incredible experience of his life

Jake Heggie and Kiri premiered at the Ravinia Music Festival

Jake Heggie, one the hottest classical composers working today, created a new song cycle for Dame Kiri which was premiered at the Ravinia Music Festival

Young Baritone with outstanding potential awarded scholarship

Young Dunedin based baritone Kawiti Waetford has been awarded the inaugural Kiri Te Kanawa Scholarship