Leeds Lieder Festival 2018
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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
THIS thought provoking programme of 20 songs from the 19th and 20th centuries traced the mythical soldier’s journey from boyhood awakening in idyllic Edwardian rural England to early death at the 1916 Battle of the Somme.read more
Saturday 8th September 2018 Experience a taste of Leeds Lieder's 2018-19 Concert Season whilst you shop! In partnership with Leeds Piano Trail listen to Lieder performed live in the Victoria Quarter from 11.00am - 12.30pm (more information here).read more
"Thoughtful, intellectual pieces" finds Jason Whittaker in his review of the premiere of Daniel Kidane's 'Songs of Illumination' performed by Nick Pritchard and Ian Tindale on the 22nd April 2018. Read the full review hereread more
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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.