Leeds Lieder Festival 2018

19 – 22 April 2018


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

2017/18 Concert Season


‘…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.


News and Reviews

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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Leeds Lieder Mahler Series on BBC Radio 3

The highly acclaimed Leeds Lieder ‘Mahler Song Series’ (given in collaboration with the University of Leeds International Concert Series and recorded by the BBC last season) is to be broadcast again this week.  The three recitals will be spread over four...

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Schubert Song Series: 1st Programme announced

Details of the first programme in the Leeds and Sheffield University Leeds Lieder Schubert series were announced today. 14 October 2017 (Leeds)and 15th October (Sheffield) Nika Gorič (soprano), James Newby (baritone) Joseph Middleton (piano) A Soprano and Baritone...

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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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Catch Mary Bevan and Joseph Middleton at Sheffield University on Tuesday as part of Leeds Lieder On Tour! https://concerts.sheffield.ac.uk/whats-on/schubert-in-sheffield-ii
Beautiful soprano singing to brighten your day 😍

Mary Bevan sings Rollinat's Le jet d'eau, alongside Joseph Middleton. Hear their new ...
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On Monday we have the first of our 2018 Festival programme launches. There are a handful of tickets remaining to he… https://t.co/NRS3Jx7THO @LeedsLieder 8 9
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On Monday we have the first of our 2018 Festival programme launches. There are a handful of tickets remaining to hear stunning @SampsonCarolyn. If you would like further ticket information about this special event, please email us on info@leedslieder.org.uk https://t.co/YTihGzc5ne
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RT @SchimmerPR: @icma_info Nominations 2018 have been announced! @SampsonCarolyn has been nominated 4 times in 2 categories! #lostismyquiet… @LeedsLieder 6 0
RT @MaryCBevan: Here’s a little promo video for our disc ‘Voyages’ - out now on @SignumRecords, with @jpianomiddleton and feat. @AmyHarmanB… @LeedsLieder 11 0
RT @ShefUniConcerts: Our last SongMakers concert before the Christmas holidays will be on next Tuesday at 7:30pm in Firth Hall! Don't miss… @LeedsLieder 2 0
@spconnolly Hearty congratulations for all of us at Leeds Lieder!!! Xx @LeedsLieder 0 3
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Just one week until we announce our 2018 #festival programme! Keep your eyes on https://t.co/ryw4fyAvG2 next Wednesday for the unveiling of our lovely new brochure and events listings! #LLF18 #Lieder #song
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