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22 August 2019

On the evening of Saturday 17th August a standing ovation and a host of five-star reviews greeted the world premiere of James MacMillan’s Fifth Symphony, Le grand Inconnu, at the Usher Hall in Edinburgh as part of the Edinburgh International…

5 August 2019

On Thursday 25 July, LAMDA hosted the first rehearsed reading of a new play, dot dot dot dash, by alumnus James Wallwork (class of 2009), who is one of the three founding members of From Ground Up Theatre Company. The…

29 July 2019

In the run-up to the Genesis Foundation’s 20th anniversary, The Genesis Podcast Series will consist of 20 podcasts of conversations between artists and thought leaders presented by broadcaster James Jolly. The first two podcasts feature Cardinal Vincent Nichols & Sir…

26 July 2019

Genesis Sixteen will make its Proms debut on Wednesday 14 August when they perform in the Hallé Orchestra’s Prom of Berlioz’s oratorio The Childhood of Christ, conducted by Sir Mark Elder. The Prom performance is the latest example of current…

25 June 2019

We caught up with 2019 Genesis Future Directors Award winner Caitriona Shoobridge, who makes her directorial debut at the Young Vic with Ivan and the Dogs by Hattie Naylor, opening in the Clare theatre on 10 July. What have you been up…

19 June 2019

Dadiow Lin has been awarded the latest Genesis Future Directors Award at the Young Vic. She will now be working with the Young Vic team to select her play, which will open in the Clare theatre in October. Dadiow is…

13 June 2019

The new cohort of Genesis Sixteen singers for 2019-20, The Sixteen’s free young artists’ scheme for 18-23 year-olds funded by the Genesis Foundation, has just been selected. The scheme aims to nurture the next generation of talented ensemble singers and,…

27 March 2019

James MacMillan's Fifth Symphony, Le grand Inconnu, to receive world premiere at Edinburgh International Festival, Saturday 17 August. The UK’s largest commissioner of sacred music, the Genesis Foundation, has announced one of its most ambitious commissions to date. Le grand…

20 March 2019

Photographer Joanna Piotrowska, 2011 recipient of the Genesis Scholarship at the Royal College of Art (RCA), is currently showing recent work in a solo show, All Our False Devices, at Tate Britain until 9 June 2019. Part of Art Now,…

28 February 2019

The Young Vic is inviting applications for emerging theatre directors to apply for the Genesis Future Directors Award 2019. The Award, provided by the Genesis Foundation, enables the Young Vic to identify, support and nurture a director to explore their…

25 February 2019

Losal Chiodak has been announced as the first Genesis Young Curator, a role which seeks to increase representation within UK visual arts organisations of young curators from minority backgrounds. The Genesis Foundation is committed to providing financial support to programmes…

22 February 2019

Genesis Foundation commission continues to move and inspire audiences after performances in the Sistine Chapel, London's Barbican Centre and Scotland James MacMillan’s Stabat mater is to receive its North American premiere on 7 November 2019 with a performance at New…

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