Leeds Lieder Festival 
25th to 28th April 2019

Visit our what’s on section to see the full programme or click HERE to see the brochure on Issuu.




Leeds Lieder Season 2018-19

Click here to see what’s on from Dec 2018 – Mar 2019




Leeds Lieder Festival 2018

See our gallery of photos from this year’s hugely successful Festival here


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

Leeds Lieder 2018 Festival Gallery

This year's Festival was a huge success, breaking all previous box office results and involving more artists than ever before -  see our gallery of photos of the many events that took place at Leeds College of Music 19-22 April 2018.          ...

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Great Reception for (very) young Lieder artists.

On Friday 23 March some 360 young singers assembled in Leeds Town Hall for an inspiring concert of Art Song and stories as part of Leeds Lieder's dynamic education programme. In the morning, the Cool Lieder Project saw 180 children aged 12-14 from 6 Leeds secondary...

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BBC Music Magazine Cover Disc April 2018

BBC Music Magazine Cover Disc April 2018: Leeds Lieder's first CD features Kate Royal, Ruby Hughes, Nicky Spence, Ashley Riches and Joseph Middleton on the front of this iconic magazine. BBC Music Magazine celebrates Claude Debussy in this issue, to mark the centenary...

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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 @WhinmoorStPauls: Year 5 were fabulous at a @LeedsLieder concert at the Town Hall this afternoon. We experienced an operatic concert tha… @LeedsLieder 1 0
RT @PudseyPArts: Outstanding singing today from students in KS3 @LeedsTownHall as part of @LeedsLieder. A completely magical, engaging an… @LeedsLieder 2 0
RT @PrinceHenrysGS: Brilliant - hope Emeli and Sian from @PHGSSixthForm enjoyed performing as part of the @redkitealliance Choir! We had s… @LeedsLieder 2 0
RT @TrollyRobbins: Big love to my colleagues, @NickHennessey and @JennyRMartins for their wit, warmth and talent on what has been a stupend… @LeedsLieder 2 0
RT @PrinceHenrysGS: Backstage at #Leeds Town Hall, waiting for our rehearsal slot for the @LeedsLieder Cool Lieder project. There's a conce… @LeedsLieder 2 0
Photos from Leeds Lieder's post
We can't wait to have a jaunt to London for our Wigmore Hall Fundraising Gala in June. Tickets are selling fast, and we're not surprised. Check out the list of artists due to perform, all of whom are waiving their ... Leeds Lieder
Photos from Leeds Lieder's post
Stunning evening of Brahms, Schumann, Mahler and Korngold last night at Opera North's Howard Assembly Room, given by Catriona Morison - winner of Cardiff Singer of the World, and Joseph Middleton.
Leeds Lieder is with BBC Cardiff Singer of the ...
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#ApplicationsNowOpen We are inviting 10 duos, aged 30 years or under, to become the 2019 Leeds Lieder Young Artists and immerse themselves in the Festival, with opportunities to perform and a prize available for most promising duo. For further information ... Comments George Fradley Leeds Lieder

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