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New Year 2021 press coverage

A CBE goes to Wasfi Kani – opera-entrepreneur extraordinaire

The Guardian


. . . staged 50 online events during the pandemic and made payments to 146 artists in need

The Times

Bright sparks in a 2020 year of gloom. “Special mentions: LSO St Luke’s, Snape Maltings and Grange Park Opera”

Sunday Times


100 things to love about 2021: The Life & Death of Alexander Litvinenko . . . drawn from the true story of the defecting Russian spy and his mysterious murder

Daily Telegraph

Kani’s priority has been to keep in personal contact. “People want sincerity, not slogans and not hyperbole”

The Observer

Commenting on 2020, Wasfi said “Covid-19 actually gave us a unique opportunity to share the magic of great musical experiences”

Art Daily

Opera Boss receives New Year Honour. The indomitable Kani proved that the show really could go on

The Guildford Dragon

To say Wasfi Kani is something of a high achiever would be an understatement. She brought opera to all for free – and in the middle of a pandemic

Time & Leisure

Notable performing arts entries include a CBE for Grange Park Opera’s Wasfi Kani

The Stage

Wasfi Kani