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29 October 2021

Soprano Hilary Cronin has won both First Prize and the Audience Prize at the 2021 Handel Singing Competition last week. Hilary Cronin impressed the judges with a performance which included works from Rinaldo, Semele and Brockes. Fellow Genesis Sixteen alumna Bethany Horak-Hallett won…

29 October 2021

Images: The Walk with Little Amal, Burum The £1 million Genesis Kickstart Fund was launched to support freelancers in the creative sector and specifically to help them survive and thrive in an environment transformed by Covid-19. 41 grants of mostly…

30 September 2021

“Hex is our big-hearted, mythic new musical that goes beyond the waking kiss in Sleeping Beauty.” This Christmas, the National Theatre will premiere Hex, a new musical based on the Sleeping Beauty folk tale, directed by Artistic Director Rufus Norris. Penned by…

30 September 2021

Images: Dr Sita Thomas, Dark Skinned Representation cr. Mathushaa Sagthidas (_inventory platform), Katie Scott (Box of Tricks Theatre) The £1 million Genesis Kickstart Fund was launched to support freelancers in the creative sector and specifically to help them survive and…

13 September 2021

Images: Tangram, Acme Artist Studios cr. Michelle Ussher, The Gesualdo Six cr. Patrick Allen, James Cousins Company 19 projects announced in the second phase of funding, following first round in May Projects span multiple genres and reach all the nations…

21 July 2021

The £1 million Genesis Kickstart Fund was launched to support freelancers in the creative sector and specifically to help them survive and thrive in an environment transformed by Covid-19. 41 grants of mostly £10,000 have been allocated to creative freelancers…

5 July 2021

Ten emerging writers have been selected as the inaugural cohort on the Genesis Jewish Book Week Emerging Writers Programme. The writers have been paired with their established mentors. The emerging writers chosen were: Sara DoctorsSophie DumontMadeleine DunniganLinda FordPhilip GlassborowFiona MonahanEleanor…

27 May 2021

At long last visitors to Durham Cathedral will be able to experience Chris Levine’s immersive art installation, LIGHT.  The eagerly anticipated switch on takes place Saturday 29th May, more than a year after it was installed in the Cathedral’s 12th…

13 May 2021

Images: Burum, Lewis Doherty c. Pamela Raith Photography, ENB (Ivana Bueno performing Talisman) c. Laurent Liotardo, Good Chance Theatre (The Walk - Little Amal) c. Nick Wall 41 projects announced in the first phase of funding Projects span multiple genres…

4 May 2021

Harry Christophers CBE and The Sixteen in Concert Sir James MacMillan and Will Todd World Premieres Readings from Classic FM’s Alexander Armstrong Farm Street Church, London 10 June 2021 at 7 pm (11 am PT / 2 pm ET) Watch…

8 April 2021

The Genesis Foundation and Jewish Book Week (JBW) announce a new programme to champion and support emerging writers in the UK, which is open to applications with immediate effect. The Genesis Jewish Book Week Emerging Writers’ Programme will offer bursaries…

26 March 2021

The Cathedral Music Trust announces a new partnership with the Genesis Foundation to nurture the next generation of choral singers and composers.  The partnership will also ensure people from all backgrounds can have the opportunity to experience and benefit from…

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