Wigmore Gala

Leeds Lieder Wigmore Hall Gala a triumph!

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Leeds Lieder 2019 is drawing attention online, in-print and on-air. Check out the Festival coverage HERE and for reviews HERE



Leeds Lieder ‘has fully realised its potential and become an event of international stature’. Opera Now


Leeds Lieder Festival 2019

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Education Award

Leeds Lieder win award for Education Project ‘Discovering Lieder’ from Action for Children’s Arts!

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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

Leeds Lieder Festival in the News

Review: The Sunday Times Leeds Lieder is lucky to have this soprano at the peak of her powers The Sunday Times, May 5 2019 by Hugh Canning Just before the summer festival onslaught begins in earnest in two weeks with Glyndebourne’s La Damnation de Faust, two smaller,...

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Discovering Lieder Wins ACA Member’s Award

Discovering Lieder Wins ACA Member’s Award

Every year Action for Children's Arts host The JM Barrie Awards to celebrate those who give their time and talent to arts for children, 0-12yrs. This year’s ‘Lifetime’s Achievement in Children’s Arts Award’, goes to the author, Sir Philip Pullman CBE; and ‘The Special...

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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.

RT @LCoMEvents: RADIO 📻 @chrismaltman and @jpianomiddleton joined Sean Rafferty on @BBCRadio3's yesterday afternoon, plus @LeedsBaroque's C… @LeedsLieder 1 0
Catch up on yesterday's @BBCInTune & hear Sean Rafferty interview the great baritone @chrismaltman about his new… https://t.co/eMzd4unU8p @LeedsLieder 5 12
RT @mrmclocklan: @LeedsLieder visiting @PerformingArtBA Music Department today to start their three weeks of workshops with some of our yea… @LeedsLieder 1 0
RT @LCoMEvents: COMPETITION 🆕 #Win two tickets and four drinks vouchers to @chrismaltman & @jpianomiddleton @LeedsLieder performance @Leeds… @LeedsLieder 2 0
RT @LCoMEvents: .@chrismaltman and @jpianomiddleton Saturday 16th November at 7:30PM in The Venue at Leeds College of Music @LeedsLieder ht… @LeedsLieder 1 0
RT @LCoMEvents: See @MaryCBevan and @julienvmnz accompanied by @jpianomiddleton Friday 29th November in The Venue at Leeds College of Music… @LeedsLieder 4 0
RT @julienvmnz: And time for some stunning Wolf 🐺 with incredible @MaryCBevan and @jpianomiddleton!!! @PembrokeSong @pembroke1347 tonight a… @LeedsLieder 5 0
RT @Howard_Assembly: Let @julienvmnz, @MaryCBevan and @LeedsLieder's @jpianomiddleton take you far away from a wintry night in Leeds with t… @LeedsLieder 3 0
What an uplifting afternoon we had yesterday alongside other winners @AGTheatreMaker @MagicLanternArt @BreatheAHR… https://t.co/FGmzpe5EY4 @LeedsLieder 7 23

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