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  1. Sunday palate cleanser: Der RosenkavalierRead the original story

    Sunday | Fausta's blog

    This production of Richard Strauss' "Der Rosenkavalier" by Oscar-winning film director John Schlesinger, marked the 25th anniversary of Sir Georg Solti's spectacular debut at Covent Garden. Featuring Kiri Te Kanawa's first performance in London in the role of Marschallin.


  2. Christine Reisner-Rebic and Don Rebic to Release Look Who's in Love toRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 3 |

    ... Rivera. As an in-demand accompanist and musical director, Don has worked with such luminaries as Peggy Lee, Kiri Te Kanawa, Barbara Cook, Laura Theodore, Betty Buckley, Dixie Carter, Morgana King, Lainie Kazan, Mary Cleere Haran, Margaret Whiting, ...


  3. The World's Cup: A beer with the 'humble' All BlacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... It was commissioned by World Rugby in 1991 and has been used as the tournament's anthem ever since. Dame Kiri Te Kanawa was the first to record it, and others to sing it have included Dame Shirley Bassey and Bryn Terfel. The Sun's front page "For ...


  4. Celebratory album releasedRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 26 | Fiji Times

    ... night, being dressed in the flag of Wales. The song was given its first World Cup airing in 1991, when Dame Kiri Te Kanawa sang at the opening ceremony, and Paloma Faith's new version appears on the album, which is also named World in Union. "The ...


  5. Thousands Sign Petition Asking ITV To Scrap Paloma Faith's Rugby World Cup SongRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 26 |

    ... World Cup and it has been used as the tournament's anthem since 1991. The first person to record it was Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and since then it has been tackled by singers including Dame Shirley Bassey and Bryn Terfel. ITV are yet to comment on the ...


  6. Rugby World Cup fans in union against Paloma Faith songRead the original story

    Friday Sep 25 |

    ... pleased" with her version of a song, which was first used at the 1991 tournament when it was sung by Dame Kiri Te Kanawa. "Some people are slating it, I feel like they don't like change, but I don't mind," Faith said. A spokesperson for ITV said: ...


  7. Rugby World Cup fans petition ITV to replace Paloma Faith anthem...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | IcNetwork

    ... as the hymn I Vow To Thee My Country, which was in turn taken from a section of Holst's The Planets. Dame Kiri Te Kanawa was the first to record it, and in 1999 Dame Shirley Bassey and Bryn Terfel performed their version during the opening ceremony ...


  8. Her Majesty's revamp underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 22 | The Courier

    ... given what it has delivered to this city over time," Cr McIntosh said. "Renowned sopranos including Dame Kiri Te Kanawa started their performing arts careers in this city." Cr McIntosh said the price tag to complete all the works required to ...


  9. World in Union: Who sang it better?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 21 | This Is London

    ... panned on social media this weekend . The stirring song has been performed by a host of artists since Dame Kiri Te Kanawa first belted it out in 1991. But which artist truly captured the spirit of international friendship and Rugby Union culture ...


  10. St Helens Open Art Exhibition: Why success adds up for winning painter Laura QuinnRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2015 |

    ... nd Rev Sally Hitchiner. On the back of this, she was commissioned by the Royal College of Music to paint Dame Kiri Te Kanawa.


  11. NZ On Air funding for five new Maori programmes announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 |

    On TV One, Masterchef New Zealand 2014 winners Kasey and Karena Bird will star in Kasey and Karena's Diplomatic Mission , described as a "gastronomic journey" to 10 of New Zealand's overseas diplomatic posts. Opera great Dame Kiri Te Kanawa will narrate a programme looking at the role of the Maori Battalion at the Battle of the Somme in 1916.


  12. New programmes feature te ao MāoriRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2015 | Scoop

    ... of cultures and cooking styles, and is a rare opportunity to integrate te reo into prime time content. Dame Kiri Te Kanawa will take a more sombre journey helping recount the experiences of New Zealand soldiers at the 1916 Battle of the Somme. ...


  13. Silver Scrolls for 1981 to be finally awardedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 |

    ... their song Walk (Back to Your Arms). It was also the year Prince Charles and Diana Spencer wed, with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa singing to a televised audience of more than 600 million. The soundtrack to these events featured some of New Zealand's most ...


  14. The Lost Scroll a " 1981 APRA Silver Scroll AwardRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2015 | Scoop

    ... newspaper was produced, undoubtedly carrying news of Prince Charles and Diana Spencer's wedding, where Dame Kiri Te Kanawa sang to a televised audience of over 600 million. These historic events were set to an urgent soundtrack by some of New ...


  15. Belarusian Soprano Nadine Koutcher Wins 2015 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World CompetitionRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2015 | Opera News

    ... this year also marked the first time that the BBC live-streamed the competition via Dame Kiri Te Kanawa serves as the competition's official patron, and announced Koutcher's win on Sunday evening. The competition's artistic director ...


  16. The Downton Abbey Cast Might Reunite After the Finale for an Intriguing AdaptationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2014 | Vanity Fair

    ... the evolving musical landscape of the early 20th century in its episodes-featuring opera singer Dame Kiri Te Kanawa performing as Dame Nellie Melba; a jazz band leader (played by Gary Carr ) based on jazz musicians of the day; and plotlines ...


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    Jun 22, 2015 | This is South Wales

    ... Tsar's Bride and Delibes' The Bell Song . Following her triumph Koutcher said: The competition's patron, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, presented the winner with a A 15,000 prize and the Cardiff trophy. The distinguished jury included The Song Prize had ...


  18. BBC Radio 3 brings classical festival to Cardiff with a three-day residencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | IcNetwork

    ... from St David's Hall. Today - 4.30pm - Live edition of In Tune with presenter Sean Rafferty and guests Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Soile Isokoski, Adrian Thomson, Rosemary Joshua and the choir, Cantemus, in the Dora Stoutzker Hall. Saturday - 1pm - Radio 3 ...


  19. Only bird song breaks the silenceRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2015 | Oldham Chronicle

    ... and New Zealanders on board the ship, there for the Anzac day centenary. There was also singer Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, who took part in the on-board service. "The thing that struck us most was the number of Turks visiting their own memorials and ...


  20. Altona, home of conspicuous consumption, has had many ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... was bought by Peggy and Jack Moore, hosting the likes of Ronnie Corbett and singers Dame Vera Lynn and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa. Prominent psychiatrist Robert Hampshire and his then wife Sally snapped it up in 1988 for $11.5 million, and converted it ...