The Cumnock Tryst Festival announces its 2016 programme, including performances by Genesis Sixteen and support from the Genesis Foundation Thursday, 26 May 2016 On Wednesday 25 May Sir James MacMillan CBE unveiled a programme for the 2016 Cumnock Tryst Festival that features a roster of internationally acclaimed musicians, including legendary bass-baritone Sir Willard White and […]View more...
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Thursday, 19 November 2015
Harry Christophers has begun the search for the 2016-17 group of Genesis Sixteen, The Sixteen’s prestigious free young artists’ scheme funded by the Genesis Foundation.
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
The Genesis Foundation and The Sixteen are delighted to announce the appointment of Sarah Latto as Genesis Sixteen Conducting Scholar for 2015-16.
Tuesday, 18 August 2015
The Sixteen are delighted to announce the appointment of Sarah Latto as Genesis Sixteen Conducting Scholar for 2015-16.
Monday, 6 July 2015
After the success in 2014 of James MacMillan’s inaugural Cumnock Tryst in Ayrshire, made possible by generous support from the Genesis Foundation and other organisations and individuals, the festival is returning in 2015.
Tuesday, 2 June 2015
The Sixteen have announced the 100th successful applicant for the ‘Genesis Sixteen’ choral training programme in a year with the highest ever proportion of young singers from state school backgrounds.
Tuesday, 12 May 2015
Genesis Sixteen are now accepting applications to be their next conducting scholar. Fully-funded by the Genesis Foundation, the year-long scholarship offers a young conductor access to tuition from Harry Christophers and Eamonn Dougan.
Tuesday, 11 November
Harry Christophers has started the search for the next generation of talented ensemble singers to join the 2015-16 group of Genesis Sixteen, The Sixteen’s free young artists’ scheme.
Wednesday, 8 October 2014
James MacMillan’s inaugural Cumnock Tryst in Scotland has been met with great critical acclaim. The sold-out opening concert with Harry Christophers and The Sixteen was a huge success, receiving an excellent 5 star review in The Scotsman and an equally glowing review in Herald Scotland.
Thursday, 21 August 2014
On Saturday 30 August 2014, young organ scholars will get the chance to collaborate with the fourth cohort of Genesis Sixteen at the Oundle Festival’s Advance summer course in the beautiful surroundings of Magdalen College, Oxford.