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
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. ...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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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.