Leeds Lieder Wigmore Hall Gala a triumph!

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Leeds Lieder 2019 is drawing attention online, in-print and on-air. Check out the Festival coverage HERE and for reviews HERE



Leeds Lieder ‘has fully realised its potential and become an event of international stature’. Opera Now


Leeds Lieder Festival 2019

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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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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

Review- The Soldier: from Severn to Somme

Review- The Soldier: from Severn to Somme

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.

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Leeds Lieder Pop Up Piano Trail Performance

Leeds Lieder Pop Up Piano Trail Performance

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).  

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"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 here

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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.

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