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

    Thursday Aug 6 |

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


  2. 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.


  3. 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. ...


  4. 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 ...


  5. 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 ...


  6. 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 ...


  7. 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 ...


  8. Thumbnail imageRead the original story w/Photo

    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 ...


  9. 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 ...


  10. 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 ...


  11. 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 ...


  12. Opera star Isobel Buchanan makes a triumphant return to the stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    ... the UK after three years in Australia, she signed with an agency that also promoted the New Zealand soprano Kiri Te Kanawa. "I think they were modelling me to be another Kiri. Some things about us did overlap, but I didn't have the spinning quality ...


  13. Three knights, three dames and the top honour for a scientistRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | NBR Newsroom

    New Zealand's most recognised scientist and the government's chief science adviser - Professor Sir Peter Gluckman - has received the country's highest honour. Sir Peter was today made an Ordinary Member of the Order of New Zealand for services to the country, joining the likes of former prime ministers Helen Clark and Jim Bolger, opera diva Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and athlete Sir Murray Halberg in the elite group, which is limited to 20 living persons.


  14. Queen's Birthday Honours: Top honour for science successRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... health later in life. The 18 current ordinary members are: Dame Miriam Dell, women's advocate, 1993; Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, opera singer, 1995; Sir Miles Warren, architect, 1995; The Right Honourable Jim Bolger, former Prime Minister, 1997; Kenneth ...


  15. Sir Peter Gluckman named to Order of New ZealandRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Sir Peter Gluckman says he never had a career path in mind but his "workaholic" approach has paid off with him being named as a Member of the Order of New Zealand, the country's highest award, as part of the Queen's Birthday honours. Gluckman, the Prime Minister's chief science advisor, joins the Order as the 18th current member alongside esteemed company including Helen Clark, Sir Murray Halberg and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa.


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

    May 27, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    May 21, 2015 | 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.


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

    May 7, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    May 6, 2015 |

    ... 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 ...


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

    Apr 30, 2015 |

    ... 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, ...