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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

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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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 @GaryBeecher: Delighted to be hopping back to London for this masterclass with Elly Ameling at @wigmore_hall
Hugely grateful to @LeedsL…
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Leeds Lieder Young Artist Masterclass with legendary Elly Ameling Wigmore Hall is go!!!
Harriet Burns & Ian Tindale
Kieran Carrel & Richard Gowers
Sarah Gilford & Benjamin Mead
Ema Nikolovska & Gary Beecher.
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RT @PremierClassica: At @wigmore_hall this lunchtime, leading soprano Elly Ameling runs a masterclass with alumni from the @LeedsLieder pro… @LeedsLieder 2 0
RT @MannGeorgia: Here's the info on that Leeds Lieder Gala concert I mentioned @wigmore_hall happening TOMORROW evening… @LeedsLieder 3 0
RT @jpianomiddleton: 🎉Fancy watching a video that will make you a bit happysquidgy inside? 3 mins over your cornflakes, & you'll be smiling… @LeedsLieder 3 0
RT @IanTindale: Joining @Harriet__Burns at 1pm today for a masterclass @wigmore_hall with the legendary Elly Ameling - thanks @LeedsLieder!… @LeedsLieder 5 0
RT @nickythespence: Really looking forward to this on Wednesday! There’s still some tickets left, folks - x https:/… @LeedsLieder 1 0
Nice to open Saturday's The Times and The Sunday Times to see see our Wigmore Hall recital on Wednesday is mentioned as a Critics' Choice. Do come. You won't hear such a line up for Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music ... Comments Excellent screen shot!! Leeds Lieder
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"Top international singers" "award-winning Joseph Middleton" "Malcolm Martineau's Sardonic humour" "Nicky Spence - tenor's poetic sensibility that takes the breath away" and Miah Persson at "the peak of her powers." So says @hugh_canning in today's @thesundaytimes review of our Festival.
Comments Fabulous and well deserved Joseph Middleton xx⭐️BIS Records Fantastic!! Congratulations Joe and all Leeds Lieder

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