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  1. How to have a truly classical summer with these music concerts in WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | IcNetwork

    ... of many famous opera stars, including a young Bryn Terfel, who competed in 1989. Now in its 32nd year, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa is patron of the contest while David Jackson takes up the baton as artistic director. France and the Spirit of the Revolution ...

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  2. New Zealand Singer Wins Major International ScholarshipRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Scoop

    New Zealand Bass-Baritone James Ioelu is the inaugural winner of the Victoria League Scholarship in Singing which carries 12-months accommodation at the Victoria League's London base. The scholarship is sponsored by the Victoria League in Auckland in association with the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation which has also presented a special grant to cover James' tuition fees while he is studying at the National Opera Studio.

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  3. York Opera presents Die Fledermaus, Joseph Rowntree Theatre, York, May 12, 13 and 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | York Press

    ... Welsh singer Dennis O'Neil and sing in masterclasses with some of opera's greatest voices, such as Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Dame Josephine Barstow and June Anderson, among many others. It was a wonderful opportunity which set me on to the path of the ...

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  4. Matthew Zelle Names EVP at Park Avenue ArtistsRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... legendary flautist Sir James Galway, the nine-time Grammy Award winning Emerson String Quartet, soprano Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, and pianist Conrad Tao - among others. A native of Iowa, Zelle developed his passion for the business side of music at ...

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  5. Stars reveal sadness at Downton endRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Independent.ie

    ... who plays cook Mrs Patmore, said one of her favourite moments from the programme was w hen guest star Dame Kiri Te Kanawa sang: "We all went and watched her rehearsal at 8am and no one had ever heard anything like it." She added: "We've had a laugh, ...

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  6. Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation boosts NZ baritones careerRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | NBR Newsroom

    ... 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 (UK) in recognition of Dame Kiri's 70th birthday, which will see outstanding emerging artists given performance ...

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  7. New Zealand baritone selectedRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | 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.

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

    Apr 7, 2015 | 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 ...

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

    Apr 6, 2015 | 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.

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    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.

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

    Feb 26, 2015 | Cravenherald.co.uk

    ... 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 ...

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  12. 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 ...

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  13. 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 ...

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

    Feb 4, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... 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 ...

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  15. 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. ...

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  16. 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 ...

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  17. 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.

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

    Jan 1, 2015 | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    ... 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 ...

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  19. 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 ...

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

    Dec 16, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... 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, ...

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