Leeds Lieder Festival 
25th to 28th April 2019

Visit our what’s on section to see the full programme or click HERE to see the brochure on Issuu.




Leeds Lieder Season 2018-19

Click here to see what’s on from Dec 2018 – Mar 2019




Leeds Lieder Festival 2018

See our gallery of photos from this year’s hugely successful Festival here


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


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

2019 Festival Programme Launch

Leeds Lieder are pleased to announce the programme for the 2019 Lieder Festival, which is taking place from Thursday the 25th to Sunday the 28th of April. We invite you to join us for another packed festival of talks, concerts, poetry, recitals, masterclasses, a...

read more

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 @SampsonCarolyn: We all need songs in our lives. Leeds Lieder is coming up. Go along if you possibly can! Here’s a little chat, poem and… @LeedsLieder 5 0
Leeds Lieder: Carolyn Sampson & Joseph Middleton (Purcell/Britten: If Music be the Food of Love)
In the run-up to the 2019 Festival, which kicks off next week, we'll be releasing a series of Lieder Lights: interviews, poetry and performances given by a starry array of singers. First up, Carolyn Sampson, soprano and Joseph Middleton perform ... Leeds Lieder
In the run-up to the Festival, which kicks off next week, we'll release a series of Lieder Lights: interviews, poet… https://t.co/QZXCF3EAKe @LeedsLieder 6 24
RT @LeedsInspired: It’s all systems go for @LeedsLieder from next week (25th) for their festival of art song with talks, concerts, poetry,… @LeedsLieder 5 0
Our final Young Artists at the 2019 Festival are Laura Hocking & George Ireland from the Royal College of Music. Find out more: https://leedslieder.org.uk/laura-hocking-george-ireland/ & hear them live this month: https://leedslieder.org.uk/whats-on/coffee-concert-leeds-lieder-young-artists/ #LLF19 #LLYA19 Leeds Lieder
The Live-streamed Young Artists Concert is a highlight of the Festival for many. Taking part in 2019 are Natasha Dr… https://t.co/t5jmQEyA9i @LeedsLieder 0 2
Our 2019 Young Artists will benefit from exceptional Masterclasses at the Festival this April. Today we introduce d… https://t.co/SUH5xZpF2f @LeedsLieder 1 8
The Schubert Institute - UK are offering a £1,000 Prize to one of our 2019 Young Artist pairings. In with a chance of winning are Leilani Barratt and Brian Hughes from the Royal College of Music. Find out more: https://leedslieder.org.uk/leilani-barratt-brian-hughes/ ... Leeds Lieder
So nice to have a mention in @FionaMaddocks piece in the @guardian today. Hurrah for song in the U.K. Great to be m… https://t.co/UXOv4kwLIt @LeedsLieder 8 31

Load More