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 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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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.

We are proud to be a part of this brilliant campaign alongside many other organisations in #Leeds 👏 Thank you to al… https://t.co/kHTJwReR27 @LeedsLieder 2 7
RT @MusicintheRound: Full schedule for #SCMFhome now announced! ⬇️⬇️
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RT @jpianomiddleton: Obviously we'll not be getting this close, but the joy and excitement of collaborative music-making will be such a ton… @LeedsLieder 14 0
RT @MBowlerComposer: Lockdown listeners! Here's a new song for countertenor and piano, given its video premiere by @nathanmercieca & @natip… @LeedsLieder 4 0
Thank you to the magnificent @ace_national @ace_thenorth for supporting Leeds Lieder over the next 6 months with a… https://t.co/10T2jQQKvf @LeedsLieder 0 21
RT @PhilBoxWilcox: We were so disappointed to have to press pause on our education projects this term. Here's a little round-up of what we'… @LeedsLieder 5 0
We hope you enjoy it @jsdhenderson ! Thank you for so generously supporting our artists. 🎉 https://t.co/EE4EvnZkMt @LeedsLieder 0 4
Today on our Facebook page - the last of our series of 2019 Masterclass videos!
6pm 🎶 Angelika Kirchschlager with… https://t.co/fY17oOYMlg
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If you haven't already, please consider donating so we can pay all the artists due to appear at the festival 50% of… https://t.co/DAPKDEMETc @LeedsLieder 0 1
Today on our Facebook Page 👉
6pm 🎶 Claire Craig and Julius Zeman in their 2019 Masterclass with Angelika Kirchschla… https://t.co/ctnI7lksqk
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