Leeds Lieder 2020 Festival

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

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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Support us

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. 

If you are able to, please consider donating to Leeds Lieder via this link: chuffed.org/project/leeds-lieder-artist-fund 

Thank you!

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 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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Leeds Lieder receives a J.M.Barrie Award

We were delighted to receive the J.M.Barrie Award from Action for Children's Arts for our Discovering Lieder Project. Special thanks go to our project artists Aimee Toshney, Ewan Gilford and Charlie Trepess. The J.M.Barrie Award is given annually to a children's arts...

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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.

Although the 2020 festival isn’t going ahead as planned, the LL team are working behind the scenes to bring song to… https://t.co/I2s08Rk9N3 @LeedsLieder 3 8
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RT @SampsonCarolyn: @LeedsLieder are being so generous at this time where most of us suddenly have no income. Wonderful people have already… @LeedsLieder 4 0
Thanks to YOU we are already nearly half way to our goal 🥰 If you haven't already, please consider donating so we c… https://t.co/sMtEm11lS8 @LeedsLieder 5 9
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RT @annalapwood: Bach of the day ❤️ continuing our mission to spread joy with a virtual #BachAThon! It’s another from the archives today -… @LeedsLieder 18 0
@SampsonCarolyn @annalapwood #Legend!!! Thanks Carolyn. Can't wait to hear you in Leeds again soon. 😘 @LeedsLieder 0 1
RT @SampsonCarolyn: @annalapwood tagged me in her Bach-a-thon, which is now trying to raise money for the fab @LeedsLieder who are aiming t… @LeedsLieder 16 0
RT @dannormski: This is an amazing initiative. Bravo @LeedsLieder for making this effort. @LeedsLieder 2 0

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