Press Coverage

22 August 2019

Le grand Inconnu, a large-scale choral symphony by James MacMillan was performed by the work’s dedicatees Harry Christophers and The Sixteen, alongside members of Genesis Sixteen, and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall on Saturday 17 August as part of the Ed ...

21 March 2019

The Genesis Foundation sponsored the Royal Academy of Arts’ major exhibition, Bill Viola / Michelangelo: Life, Death, Rebirth, which ran from 26 January – 31 March 2019. The exhibition paired installations by pioneering video artist Bill Viola with rarely-seen drawings by Michela ...

8 January 2019

Star of Heaven: The Eton Choirbook Legacy is a new album, recorded by Harry Christophers and The Sixteen. It features Genesis Foundation commissions by Sir James MacMillan and emerging composers Phillip Cooke, Marco Galvani and Joseph Phibbs all based on texts from the Eton Choir ...

22 May 2018

On 22 May 2018, the Genesis Foundation continued its commission and mentoring programme featuring a landmark faith text or artifact with the world premiere of four new commissions by Sir James MacMilllan and emerging composers Phillip Cooke, Marco Galvani and Joseph Phibbs. ...

8 May 2018

On 22 April audiences around the world were able to watch the performance of James MacMillan’s Stabat mater from the Sistine Chapel. ...

1 May 2018

Genesis Foundation was the sole sponsor of a major new exhibition Living with Gods: peoples, places and worlds beyond at the British Museum, running from 2 November 2017 – 8 April 2018. The exhibition was named ‘Best Exhibition’ in The Times Arts Awards 2017. Examining the practi ...

28 March 2018

In February 2018, John R. Wilkinson, recipient of the 2018 Genesis Future Directors Award, directed a production of Winter by Jon Fosse as part of the scheme. The Stage interviewed John ahead of this directorial debut at Young Vic Theatre. ...

2 February 2018

The 2018 Genesis Prize was awarded to Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson, directors of Good Chance Theatre. Few young playwrights have made such an impact as Murphy and Robertson whose play The Jungle, supported and directed by Stephen Daldry and Justin Martin and produced by David Lan ...

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