New for 2017 – Lieder for Littl’uns!

New for 2017 – Lieder for Littl’uns!

This year we invite littl’uns under the age of 5 to join us at Leeds Lieder Festival. In an immersive relaxed performance which has been especially designed to introduce young children to the joys of the sung voice and piano, we welcome children in their early...
Review: Des Knaben Wunderhorn, 4 March 2017

Review: Des Knaben Wunderhorn, 4 March 2017

‘Although Mahler’s Knaben Wunderhorn songs with orchestra are well known, one rarely encounters them with piano; and this version, presented by Leeds Lieder at the University of Leeds, was a revelation…’   Read more here Thank you to Anthony Ogus for...
Leeds Lieder Festival 2017 announced!

Leeds Lieder Festival 2017 announced!

We are thrilled to announce Leeds Lieder Festival, 21 April – 23 April 2017: Songs of Travel. One of the world’s most sought after and charismatic singers, British baritone Simon Keenlyside opens the Festival on 21 April with a characteristically...
Sarah Connolly Live on BBC Radio 3 In Tune

Sarah Connolly Live on BBC Radio 3 In Tune

Ahead of their Leeds Lieder concert at Opera North’s Howard Assembly Room on Saturday 26 November, leading British mezzo Sarah Connolly and Leeds Lieder Director, pianist Joseph Middleton, will perform live on BBC Radio 3 In Tune tomorrow Friday 26 November from...

Leeds Lieder 2016-17 season opening concert

The 2016-17 Leeds Lieder concert season’s first recital is almost upon us!  On 12 October 2016 at 7.30pm Ruby Hughes and Joseph Middleton perform the first in the Mahler Song Series in Clothworkers’ Centenary Concert Hall at the University of Leeds.  The...

Welcome to the 2016-17 Leeds Lieder Concert Season

  Welcome to our 2016-17 Season! Amongst these events you will find a veritable selection of treats to tempt you along to join the warm, inquisitive and knowledgable audiences at Leeds Lieder as we share together some of the most remarkable poetry and music written. ...