News and Reviews

Leeds Lieder 2018 Festival Gallery

This year’s Festival was a huge success, breaking all previous box office results and involving more artists than ever before –  see our gallery of photos of the many events that took place at Leeds College of Music 19-22 April...

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Great Reception for (very) young Lieder artists.

On Friday 23 March some 360 young singers assembled in Leeds Town Hall for an inspiring concert of Art Song and stories as part of Leeds Lieder’s dynamic education programme. In the morning, the Cool Lieder Project saw 180 children aged 12-14 from 6 Leeds...

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BBC Music Magazine Cover Disc April 2018

BBC Music Magazine Cover Disc April 2018: Leeds Lieder’s first CD features Kate Royal, Ruby Hughes, Nicky Spence, Ashley Riches and Joseph Middleton on the front of this iconic magazine. BBC Music Magazine celebrates Claude Debussy in this issue, to mark the...

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Leeds Lieder Festival 2018: Poetry into Song

LEEDS LIEDER PRESENTS POETRY INTO SONG: A FOUR-DAY CELEBRATION OF ART-SONG Leeds Lieder Festival 2018: Thursday 19 – Sunday 22 April 2018 Leeds Lieder presents – ‘Poetry into Song’ – a four-day Festival (19 – 22 April 2018) celebrating art-song, poetry and...

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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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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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Tickets for Leeds University Schubert Series

Details and tickets for the Leeds University Schubert series and  Celebrity Recital are now  available. Continuing our partnership with Leeds University International Concert Series, we turn to the great Franz Schubert for inspiration. Our three-part Schubert survey...

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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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