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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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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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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