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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 The Genesis Foundation announces a special concert inspired…

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…

11 December 2020

The Genesis Foundation, founded and chaired by John Studzinski, has organised a Christmas concert, to be made available online, to raise money to support arts freelancers for the Genesis Kickstart Fund. The pre-recorded concert is given by Harry Christophers CBE…

11 November 2020

Barbara Broccoli and Grayson Perry announced as special advisers to initiative that includes over 30 leading figures from the arts  £1 million Genesis Kickstart Fund will create future-facing projects for outstanding freelance talent  in the creative sector across the UK  The Genesis Foundation…

14 October 2020

Fund will be steered by a panel of distinguished cultural leaders. It will create future-facing projects for outstanding freelance talent in the creative sector around the UK  The Genesis Foundation, chaired by John Studzinski, announces a new £1mn Kickstart Fund to support…

5 October 2020

Isidora Žebeljan has died at the age of only 54 and I wish that I did not have to believe it. The world has lost a truly original and important composer who wrote music with a very distinctive voice: her…

25 September 2020

This summer, the Genesis Foundation announced the Genesis Covid-19 Artists Fund, a £100,000 rescue fund for freelancers participating in the training programmes run in the foundation’s name by its partner organisations: the Young Vic, The Sixteen, the National Theatre, the…

3 September 2020

Students gather in the RA Schools Library. Photo by Cat Garcia. The Genesis Foundation and the Royal Academy of Arts are delighted to announce an exciting new tool, designed exclusively for graduates of the RA Schools. The Genesis Graduates Network…

17 July 2020

Harry Bradford is a prize-winning conductor and choral director based in London. He recently graduated from the Royal Academy of Music where he studied for an MMus Degree under Patrick Russill and was awarded both the Sir Thomas Armstrong prize and the…

13 July 2020

The Genesis Foundation today launches a £100k fund for freelance artists and calls for other philanthropists to follow its lead. John Studzinski launches the £100,000 Genesis Covid-19 Artists Fund: https://youtu.be/deTYDMqPmS0 The £100,000 Genesis Covid-19 Artists Fund will provide a lifeline…

10 July 2020

How are you doing? What’s your current confinement situation, who’s on your quaranteam?         I’m very lucky to have a balcony and to be able to easily walk to food shops. This virus is challenging for everyone, but I’m very…

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