Reviews: Leeds Lieder 2021 Festival

Reviews: Leeds Lieder 2021 Festival

“towering performances on a grand stage” The Times **** “a cleverly devised, beautifully polished programme” The Guardian **** “a stunning line-up of today’s leading singers” Gramophone Magazine “..it’s difficult...
Reviews: Leeds Lieder 2021 April recitals

Reviews: Leeds Lieder 2021 April recitals

Connolly, Middleton, Leeds Lieder online review – epic voyage on a luxury vessel. Lavish late-Romantic seascapes with a first-rate crew. “Connolly has lately made ‘Sea Pictures’ her own after its years in the velvet grip of Yorkshire’s own...
Reviews: Leeds Lieder 2021 March recitals

Reviews: Leeds Lieder 2021 March recitals

Spring song weekend; Bernadette Johns, Alexandra Standing, Fatma Said, Joseph Middleton, Laurence Kilsby, Ian Tindale, Kitty Whately, Madelaine Newton, Kevin Whately; Leeds Lieder at Leeds Town Hall Reviewed by Robert Hugill on 27 March 2021 Star rating: 4.0 (★★★★) A...

Catch Leeds Lieder on BBC Radio 3 all this week!

The highly acclaimed Leeds Lieder ‘Mahler Song Series’ (given in collaboration with the University of Leeds International Concert Series and recorded by the BBC Radio 3 last season) is to be broadcast again this week! The three recitals will be spread over four...

Autumn 2020 concert reviews

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...
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...
2019 Festival Programme Launch

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...
Review- The Soldier: from Severn to Somme

Review- The Soldier: from Severn to Somme

Howard Assembly Room- 22nd November 2018 Christopher Maltman baritone Joseph Middleton piano One of the chief delights of the classical song recital is that the comparatively short form of the Lied (song) allows for imaginative, thematic programming, and the present...