Inaugural Laurie Coon Foundation scholarship announcement

The inaugural winner of a scholarship will enable winner to attend the prestigious Cardiff International Academy of Voice.

New Zealand soprano Ana James

New Zealand soprano Ana James (the first recipient of a Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation grant) is based in London

Research project identifies key areas for young New Zealand hopefuls

Project initiated and funded by the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation has identified three key areas of improvement to help talented young New Zealand singers

Special fundraising concert attracts star studded performers

Plans for a special fundraising Concert in Christchurch, New Zealand are well underway. Dame Kiri has agreed to perform and she’s enticed a very special friend to come as...

Foundation launched in London

An exclusive recital and dinner at Marlborough House marked the UK launch of the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation and helped celebrate Dame Kiri’s 60th birthday as well. One hundred invited...

Gala Concert launches Foundation

February 28, 2004 saw a historic event at Auckland’s Aotea Centre. New Zealand’s two greatest operatic divas, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and Dame Malvina Major, performed together in concert for...