Leeds Lieder 2020 Festival

Ode to Joy
In praise of Leeds Lieder’s 10th Festival

Thu 16th – Sun 19th April 2020
The University of Leeds

Wigmore Gala

Leeds Lieder Wigmore Hall Gala a triumph!

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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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20/20 Club

Securing the future of Song

Join us in celebrating the 2020 festival, our 10th Leeds Lieder Festival.

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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

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...

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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.

RT @ArtSongs4All: Found a delightful little setting of "The Owl and the Pussycat" performed by the incredible trio of Mark Padmore, @Svice… @LeedsLieder 2 0
Music teachers! We're recruiting schools for our KS3 project, Cool Lieder, which will take place in March and culmi… https://t.co/0mtL8mlFMP @LeedsLieder 11 12
Two weeks to go before the wonderful @FatmaSaid is back in Leeds with a programme of Schumann, Brahms, de Falla and… https://t.co/G3h6IFV4me @LeedsLieder 4 8
Only a couple of weeks left to apply for the Leeds Lieder Young Artists Scheme 2020! 🎶 We are inviting 10 duos, age… https://t.co/gPlGjevGRm @LeedsLieder 12 6
RT @SampsonCarolyn: Have a peek at https://t.co/fVGOf3Y3Kt please, because I just spent about an hour laboriously updating the calendar 😴😉 @LeedsLieder 4 0
Don't miss Mark Padmore and @jpianomiddleton TONIGHT at @UoLConcerts. Britten, Mahler and Schumann 🎶 Tickets 👉… https://t.co/1X2vnwityh @LeedsLieder 4 13
RT @MRMartists: .@LeedsLieder starting the new year with a beautiful programme of works by #Mahler #Britten and #Schumann, sung by #MarkPad… @LeedsLieder 4 0
RT @LeedsLieder: Following his highly acclaimed performance in 'Death in Venice' this Autumn, Mark Padmore is back in Leeds to perform song… @LeedsLieder 1 0
RT @LCoMEvents: Described by @nytimes as possessing "a beautifully formed mezzo-soprano voice", @TaraErraught is in concert @LeedsMusic on… @LeedsLieder 6 0

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