Opera in the hanger?

The trustees reacted swiftly when John & Rose Dunn (pictured) recently offered their spectacular harbor-side Auckland home for a private recital to raise funds for the Foundation.

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.