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

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.

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Leeds Lieder Fundraising Gala @ Wigmore Hall, London | Reviews | musicOMH
Thanks musicOMH for this generous review of our Gala Recital at Wigmore Hall earlier this week. Our President Elly Ameling was Guest of Honour, and Sir Thomas Allen led proceedings. HRH The Duke of Kent and Princess Alexandra were in ... Comments It was a magic and stunning evening! Thank you very much! Leeds Lieder
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert - Louise Alder and Joseph Middleton - BBC Sounds
What a thrill it's been to follow BBC Cardiff Singer of the World and to enjoy song being celebrated by so many. One of the biggest success stories of the competition is the superb soprano Louise Alder, a favourite at ... Comments Wonderful performance of On this Island ...superb! Leeds Lieder
Tonight we give a fundraising gala at Wigmore Hall with Elly Ameling, Sir Thomas Allen and a host of other stars so that we can continue to expand our exciting education work. Check out this video. 1000 School Children this ... Comments We're really looking forward to this! Leeds Lieder

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