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...

Phillip Rhodes - Hard work paying off

Phillip Rhodes (pictured with Rodney Macann and Robin Stapleton) recently sent updates on his progress ...

Passionate deputy chair steps down

Dame Catherine Tizard one of the original Foundation trustees recently announced she wished to step aside as Deputy Chair.

Scholarship for royal colleges

Late last year the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation (UK) announced its intention to offer an annual scholarship to students attending the Royal College of Music and the Royal Academy of...

Wade Kernot shares an inspiring weekend

Recently young New Zealand bass Wade Kernot was invited to spend a weekend at Dame Kiri’s home to refresh his technique and vocal progression.