Leeds Lieder Festival 2018 

“Poetry into Song”

19 – 22 April 2018

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‘… one of the most exuberant and far-reaching festivals of
art-song in the UK.’  The Times

 

Season Concerts Jan – Mar 2018

 

26 Jan: Christiane Karg & Joseph Middleton

13 Feb & 3 Mar: Ashley Riches & Joseph Middleton

17 Mar: CELEBRITY RECITAL – Toby Spence & Joseph Middleton

 

‘…a compact triumph of outstanding art song’.

The Sunday Times

 

 

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.

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News and Reviews

Introducing the Leeds Lieder Annual Fund

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...

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2018 Festival Launches

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...

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Brilliant reception for Schubert Song Series II

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 ...

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Support Leeds Lieder

The Friends of Leeds Lieder are the heart of the Festival. Without their financial support – membership subscriptions, donations and Gift Aid – we simply would not be able to fill the city with song.

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RT @michael456789: @wigmore_hall @ashleyriches @jpianomiddleton Thank you for a truly outstanding concert. Beautiful singing, deliciously i… @LeedsLieder 1 0
RT @donaldretail: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert - Wigmore Hall Mondays: Ashley Riches and Joseph Middleton - @BBCRadio3. Wonderful concert toda… @LeedsLieder 1 0
RT @baudelaireproj: March and April are *really good* opportunities for UK audiences in Birmingham, Leeds, Oxford, and Sheffield to hear LO… @LeedsLieder 1 0
RT @jpianomiddleton: Lieder royalty Elly Ameling in our audience at @Concertgebouw last night. Joy being back in Amsterdam with @SampsonCar… @LeedsLieder 15 0
RT @SchimmerPR: A SOPRANO's SCHUBERTIADE @SampsonCarolyn 's new Album has been confirmed to be released in spring ✿ on 10th April 2018 ✿! V… @LeedsLieder 9 0
To the distant beloved: Schubert Song Series III - Leeds Lieder
This is happening today! Tune in to @BBCRadio3 @wigmore_hall and hear @ashleyriches and @jpianomiddleton before they come to @UoLConcerts 3rd March: https://t.co/K3y6Zsd35U https://t.co/A3thHwagiG
Ashley Riches bass-baritone Joseph Middleton piano A BBC New Generation Artist, bass-baritone Ashley Riches read English at ...
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To the distant beloved: Schubert Song Series III - Leeds Lieder This is happening today! Tune in to @BBCRadio3 @wigmore_hall and hear @ashleyriches and @jpianomiddleton before they come to @UoLConcerts 3rd March: https://t.co/K3y6ZsuEuu https://t.co/c2jSHgoE9b
Ashley Riches bass-baritone Joseph Middleton piano A BBC New Generation Artist, bass-baritone Ashley Riches read English at ...
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Brahms: Vor der Tür - Myrthen Ensemble at Leeds Lieder Festival 2016
Happy #ValentinesDay! A spot of (not altogether successful) romancing from @MBJFarnsworth @MaryCBevan @jpianomiddleton Brahms, Vor der Tür from our '16 Festival: https://t.co/drUUENF0MB we hope all you Lieder lovers out there are having more luck today.
Mary Bevan soprano, Marcus Farnsworth ...
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