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  1. New Zealand baritone selectedRead the original story

    Sunday | Scoop

    New Zealand baritone Phillip Rhodes is one of two opera singers selected for a prestigious career development opportunity with the Royal Opera House. He will join soprano Hulkar Sabirova from Uzbekistan in a new scheme, funded by a grant of A 70,000 from the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation in recognition of Dame Kiri's 70th birthday, which will see outstanding emerging artists given performance experience at Covent Garden.


  2. 'Popera' star Rhydian Roberts in concert at Rhyl, Aberystwyth and NewtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | IcNorthWales

    ... to No 3 in the charts, followed by the more classical O Fortuna featuring duets with Bryn Terfel and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa that reached No 2 in the classical charts and earned a Classical Brits nomination. He has had two sell-out solo tours, performed ...


  3. Kiri Te Kanawa inspires American football player Ta'u Pupu'a's to operaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Dame Kiri Te Kanawa has been credited with fostering the most unlikely of opera prodigies - an ex-professional American football player. Tonga-born Ta'u Pupu'a, who lives in the United States, began his working life in 1995 as a defensive lineman for the Cleveland Browns, the NFL team that later became the Baltimore Ravens.


  4. Article ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | This Is Somerset

    Conductor and pianist Vladimir Ashkenazy and soprano Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, two outstanding talents from the classical music world, have received honorary doctorates from the Prince of Wales. A "delighted and thrilled" Dame Kiri said she was particularly happy to be recognised in this way by the Royal College of Music , as the award was presented by Charles himself.


  5. Skipton soprano performs at Leeds Town HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 |

    ... she studied with Graeme Danby, Pat MacMahon and Jonathan Papp. She has since studied privately with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa. Next Saturday, she will join the choir, orchestra and other soloists in a performance of Dixit Dominus, which shows Haydn at his ...


  6. Meet the 2015 BBC Cardiff Singer of the Year finalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | IcNetwork

    ... is now preparing to play Sweeney Todd on the London stage alongside Emma Thompson. Now in its 32nd year, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa is patron of the contest while David Jackson takes up the baton as artistic director. "We've searched the world to find this ...


  7. Opera Naples' Annual GalaRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | Gulfshore Life

    ... solo album Paul Sorvino Sings. Previous Honorary Chairs of the Opera Naples' Annual Gala have included Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, the world-renowned soprano in 2013, and Myra Daniels, Founder of the Naples Philharmonic Center for the Arts, now ...


  8. I quit working 9-5 as a lawyer to become a country singer like Dolly PartonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 |

    ... release her debut album. "My grandma was a contralto trained at the Royal Academy and who later taught Dame Kiri Te Kanawa," she says. "She performed at the Royal Opera House and at La Scala in Milan. Rebecca went to stage school, landed various TV ...


  9. Civic Theatre 75th birthday celebrationsRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | Scoop

    ... in the hearts of Rotorua people. We've also watched some of the country's and the world's stars - like Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Paul Potts and the late Rob Guest, and of course our own Sir Howard Morrison for whom the wider complex is now named. ...


  10. Who will be the next Arts Foundation Icon?Read the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | Scoop

    ... Advocate and Teacher, Dr Cliff Whiting in 2013. At the same ceremony at Government House, in 2013, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa , Jacqueline Fahey , Geoff Murphy and Sir Ian Athfield were also named Arts Foundation Icon's. Sir Ian Athfield, who recently ...


  11. Festival of Song Brings Selection of Music to Hawke's BaRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | Scoop

    The 2015 Festival of Song concert programme is presented in association with the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation and showcases the talent of the 2015 IFAC HANDA New Zealand Singing School students, and features the 2015 Artist in Residence, Robert Tucker. This concert programme accompanies the 2015 IFAC New Zealand Singing School, and gives singing students the opportunity to perform solo, in ensemble or in massed opera or music theatre choruses.


  12. Actor Sir Ian McKellen finds himself in the frameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 |

    ... place in Bolton - Voice Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company Cicely Berry and renowned soprano Dame Kiri Te Kanawa. Their work was displayed and judged at the National Portrait Gallery in the closely fought final, alongside their portrait of ...


  13. Album of the week: Christmas at Downtown AbbeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Swindon Advertiser

    ... when he closes the first disc with a read of Clement Clarke Moore's 'Twas The Night Before Christmas. Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, who made a guest appearance on the ITV series, also contributes, as does the Choir of Kings College, while the show's theme ...


  14. Top year for young tenorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 |

    ... to the New Zealand Singing School in Napier, a residential school held every two years and with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa - who later met and helped him - as one of the patrons. "We decided on the singing school rather than the Whanganui opera school, ...


  15. Christmas collections, including Downton AbbeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Herald Gazette

    ... 'Twas the Night Before Christmas." Other tracks, taken from the Warner Bros. archives, are performed by Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (5), Choir of Kings College Cambridge (14), Nikolaus Harnoncourt (2), Thomas Hampson and others. Various Artists: The Classic ...


  16. BBC Music Awards - Tonight's TV PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Staffordshire Newsletter

    ... Coldplay, and Ed Sheeran, as well as surprising collaborations. For instance, the Sex Pistols and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa. Another artist will be collaborating with the BBC Concert Orchestra to produce an epic version of their song. Because garage music ...


  17. Masterpiece ClassicRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    The fates of several characters converge at a glittering house party for more than a dozen guests, who bring with them their various maids and valets. Guest star Dame Kiri Te Kanawa portrays famous early 20th-century opera diva Nellie Melba.


  18. Music Review: Various Artists (Julian Ovenden, Elizabeth McGovern,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... voice is lovely but not well-suited to the playfulness of the song. Several songs are also performed by Dame Kiri Te Kanawa , the opera singer who appeared in Season 4 of the show. These are "O Little Town of Bethlehem," "The Holly and the Ivy," and ...


  19. Jagger's secret jauntRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... said. The coast near Russell is littered with homes owned by the rich and famous, including opera singer Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and multi-millionaire businessmen such as Gary Paykel, Trevor Farmer and Craig Turner. On the eve of the Stones' gig, ...


  20. View scheduleRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2014 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    The fates of several characters converge at a glittering house party for more than a dozen guests, who bring with them their various maids and valets. Guest star Dame Kiri Te Kanawa portrays famous early 20th-century opera diva Nellie Melba.