BBC Music Magazine Cover Disc April 2018:
Leeds Lieder’s first CD features Kate Royal, Ruby Hughes, Nicky Spence, Ashley Riches and Joseph Middleton on the front of this iconic magazine.
Hear Louise Alder and Joseph Middleton perform
‘Songs of longing, love and lust’ from
Leeds Lieder Festival 2018
@BBCRadio3 on April 24th at 7.30pm.
‘… one of the most exuberant and far-reaching festivals of
art-song in the UK.’ The Times
Great Reception for (very) young Lieder artists.
On Friday 23rd March 2018 some 360 young singers from fourteen Secondary & Primary schools assembled in Leeds Town Hall for an inspiring concert of Art Song and stories as part of Leeds Lieder’s dynamic education programme.
Find out more about our Cool Lieder and Discovering Lieder project performances here
Filling the City with Song
Leeds Lieder ‘has fully realised its potential and become an event of international stature’. Opera Now
Leeds Lieder celebrates the performance and composition of song and of poetry
in many languages.
Between our annual festivals we hold a lively programme of concerts, talks and educational activities in co-promotions with the Howard Assembly Room at Opera North, Leeds College of Music, the University of Leeds and Leeds International Concert Series. Filling the city with song.
News and Reviews
Roger Nichols had sadly withdrawn from this year’s Leeds Lieder Festival. The Pre-Concert Talk (20 Apr) and Study Event (20 Apr) will go ahead as programmed, and we are delighted to welcome Professor Barbara Kelly, Director of Research at Royal Northern College...read more
On Friday 23 March some 360 young singers assembled in Leeds Town Hall for an inspiring concert of Art Song and stories as part of Leeds Lieder’s dynamic education programme. In the morning, the Cool Lieder Project saw 180 children aged 12-14 from 6 Leeds...read more
BBC Music Magazine Cover Disc April 2018: Leeds Lieder’s first CD features Kate Royal, Ruby Hughes, Nicky Spence, Ashley Riches and Joseph Middleton on the front of this iconic magazine. BBC Music Magazine celebrates Claude Debussy in this issue, to mark the...read more
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