News and Reviews

Festival Food

Special Festival Dinner available for Saturday evening and Sunday lunchtime. Book in advance by Monday 17 April.

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Shortlisted for the RPS Music Awards

Leeds Lieder is thrilled to have been shortlisted for the RPS Music Award for Chamber Music and Song, celebrating outstanding achievement in 2016. The annual RPS Music Awards, presented in association with BBC Radio 3, are the highest recognition for live classical...

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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...

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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...

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Winterreise: Pre-concert Talk with Dr Clive McClelland

Ticket holders for the recital of Winterreise by Ian Bostridge and Joseph Middleton on 18 February are invited to join Dr Clive McClelland of University of Leeds for a pre-concert talk at 6.30pm, The Venue, Leeds College of Music. The talk will explore the idea of the...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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