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11 November 2019

Two days after its North American premiere, James MacMillan’s Stabat mater was performed in the imposing surroundings of Ely Cathedral on 9 November 2019. While the work received its world premiere in the Barbican, followed by a performance in the…

8 November 2019

On 7 November 2019, James MacMillan’s Stabat mater received its North American premiere in the Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, New York. This Genesis Foundation commission, a profound and deeply moving rendering of the Stabat mater text which evokes a…

29 October 2019

Widely recognised as the UK’s leading commissioner of sacred music, the Genesis Foundation’s 25th and latest commission received its premiere performance during Mons. Vladimir Felzmann’s Anniversary Mass at Westminster Cathedral on Thursday 24 October. The new motet O Lord, thou…

24 October 2019

On Thursday 24 October a major new partnership between the Genesis Foundation and the Almeida Theatre was announced with the launch of the Genesis Almeida New Playwrights, Big Plays Programme. This is an annual programme that supports emerging and experienced…

17 October 2019

Following the huge success of the world premiere of MacMillan’s Symphony No.5: Le grand Inconnu at this year’s Edinburgh Festival, the symphony received its London premiere on 14 October 2019 at the Barbican Centre. This Genesis Foundation commission explores the…

3 October 2019

The Young Vic Directors Program has announced the launch of a new and improved Genesis Network website. Serving nearly 1,000 directors, designers and producers living in the UK at the early stages of their career, this updated and developed site…

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…

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