Kawiti Waetford Continues this musical journey

The Foundation has been an integral part of young baritone Kawiti Waetford’s musical education for the past 3+ years during which time it has provided significant financial support and more...

Concerts at the Palace

Earlier this month Dame Kiri was invited to sing the National anthem to open a series of gala concerts in the grounds of Buckingham Palace to celebrate the 60th anniversary...

Alex Wilson could have been a rock star but chose opera

Earlier this year young New Zealand tenor Alexander Wilson graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Sciences majoring in geology and...

Joanna Foote to attend french music course

In 2010 young New Zealand soprano Joanna Foote received a Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation grant which enabled her to accept the invitation to be one of 12 singers to attend...

Iceland's brightest hope receives foundation support

Nominated as the ´Brightest Hope in Classical Music´at the 2013 Icelandic Music Awards, 24-year old Icelandic bass-baritone Andri Róbertsson came to Dame Kiri’s attention five years ago.

Lexus Song quest - A vabrant and exciting event

The Lexus Song Quest is New Zealand’s most prestigious song contest. During its 56 year history it has provided a platform for many talented New Zealand singers including Dame Malvina...