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.


To celebrate the start of our season,
we've got a prize package up for grabs for our opening… https://t.co/o42JN6iHpH
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RT @ohasm1: Leeds people! Yorkshire people! People people - this is on Saturday (and student tickets are a fiver). An absolute treasure wor… @LeedsLieder 1 0
RT @SampsonCarolyn: Do come along on Saturday and hear our lovely new programme! https://t.co/xXAVvOH7cB @LeedsLieder 4 0
Check out this video we made with @SampsonCarolyn where she talks about what song means to her:… https://t.co/q2HQhzSbnP @LeedsLieder 6 5
RT @LeedsInspired: Songs of Heaven and Earth by @SampsonCarolyn and @jpianomiddleton will put joy in your heart and a spring in your step.… @LeedsLieder 4 0
A jolly 'best wishes' wave 🙌 to our good friends at @OxfordLieder who kick off their extraordinary Festival today.… https://t.co/p6tjzoSIrw @LeedsLieder 7 11
👏👏👏 Congratulations @SampsonCarolyn 🌟 Looking forward to Sat 19 October @LCoMEvents https://t.co/Evxb4vk1wQ @LeedsLieder 1 9
RT @SampsonCarolyn: Lots of lovely October UK recitals w @jpianomiddleton coming up! Hope to see you there 😊👋🏻 @StAndrewsVoices @LeedsLiede… @LeedsLieder 6 0
RT @SimeonWalker: Fabulous concert & live broadcast by @BBCInTune on @BBCRadio3 from Clothworkers Hall @LeedsUniMusic @UoLConcerts. />
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RT @CllrJaneDowson: Listen in to Radio 3 now, live from Leeds BBC Radio 3 'In Tune Special' @musicleeds @ArtFormsLeeds @LeedsLieder @Newsfr… @LeedsLieder 1 0

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