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
Help us to raise £20,000 for 2018/19 A new opportunity to secure the future for song We are asking song lovers everywhere to be part of our future success. We have already made a start in reaching this ambitious goal and are delighted to say we have already received...read more
The week of 20 November was an exciting one for Leeds Lieder, with two special events to launch the 2018 Festival. On Monday, Bob and Elisabeth Boas kindly welcomed us to their beautiful Robert Adam house in London, where soprano Carolyn Sampson and Joseph Middleton...read more
The second of the Schubert Song series was held in The Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall at the University of Leeds on Wednesday evening. Preceded by a fascinating pre-concert talk by Dr George Kennaway, a stunning performance by Mary Bevan and Joseph Middleton ...read more
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Sean Rafferty's guests include Julie Fowlis, Ning Feng and Matthew Rose. Leeds Lieder
Lack of government funding blamed as UK ... Leeds Lieder