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

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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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 @TaraErraught: I am very sad to have to announce that due to a flu, I have been forced to cancel my debut recital tomorrow at @LeedsLied… @LeedsLieder 4 0
We do still have one more wonderful concert left in the 2019-20 Season and hope to see you there.

The Diary of One… https://t.co/HJtUUhmWOo
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We regret that Tara Erraught is indisposed. We have therefore cancelled her concert on Thursday 13 February at Leed… https://t.co/vtD02jlMc0 @LeedsLieder 2 0
STUDENTS 🎓 Did you know our next two concerts are FREE for you?! 13th Feb @TaraErraught @jpianomiddleton and 7th M… https://t.co/1MglmP9jGX @LeedsLieder 7 9
RT @ArtsTogetherLDS: Another @Pyramid_of_Arts collab - our High Rise Movement group are currently making work in response to Ode to Joy. Th… @LeedsLieder 3 0
Not long now until Leeds Lieder Festival 2020! 🎶 To see our full festival brochure 👉 https://t.co/1u8r8JdNUU… https://t.co/h9yZo3ju7z @LeedsLieder 13 21
RT @RobertHugill: Celebrating 10 years: @LeedsLieder's 2020 festival takes its theme as Ode to Joy, 4 days of concerts at @UniversityLeeds… @LeedsLieder 1 0
Next up in the Leeds Lieder 2019-20 Season is @TaraErraught and @jpianomiddleton with a programme of Brahms, Mahler… https://t.co/RYaY8YhwTk @LeedsLieder 4 8
📣We can't wait to hear the 2019 Leeds Lieder/@SIUK_Offical Young Artist Prize Winners give a recital on Schubert's… https://t.co/UUkcnjmqD6 @LeedsLieder 4 5
RT @KahnandAverill: Franz Schubert was born in Vienna #OTD in 1797. He is ranked 25 in the @MusicMagazine recently published top 50 compose… @LeedsLieder 1 0

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