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Following the UK Government and Public Health England’s announcement of enhanced recommendations to counter the spread of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic by avoiding large gatherings, we have taken the decision to cancel the 2020 Leeds Lieder Festival. 

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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

Exclusive Leeds Lieder Digital Content!

Throughout April we will be showcasing videos of Masterclasses and Talks from the 2019 Festival. In this series of videos, our 2019 Leeds Lieder Young Artists will be joined by Ann Murray DBE, Malcolm Martineau and Amanda Roocroft. All the videos will be premiered on...

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Leeds Lieder Cancels 10th Festival

Following the UK Government and Public Health England’s announcement of enhanced recommendations to counter the spread of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic by avoiding large gatherings, we have taken the decision to cancel the 2020 Leeds Lieder Festival. Joseph...

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Review | Diary of one who Disappeared

Nicky Spence tenor Joseph Middleton piano This recital was both the final concert in the Leeds Lieder 2019-20 season, and a taster for the forthcoming 2020 Festival, which takes place over four days from Thursday April 16th-Sunday April 19th. This will be the...

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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.

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RT @wigmore_hall: Wigmore Hall’s new Associate Artists @KaleidoChamber presents a programme with bass @roseandfriends that surveys differin… @LeedsLieder 10 0
RT @Opera_North: On what would have been the opening night of our 20/21 opera season @GrandTheatreLS1, here's a reminder (in case you'd for… @LeedsLieder 13 0
RT @wigmore_hall: What a joy to have Konstantin Krimmel and Malcolm Martineau @pianomalk performing at the Hall tonight!

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RT @RoyalPhilSoc: We are so pleased today to award Honorary Membership of the RPS to Dame Sarah Connolly (@spconnolly) in recognition of he… @LeedsLieder 49 0
RT @spconnolly: I have to pinch myself to believe these things happened yesterday; a live recital at beloved ⁦@wigmore_hall⁩ with magical ⁦… @LeedsLieder 26 0

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