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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.

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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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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 @OxfordLieder: Register now for this fascinating, free online event, exploring the impact of digital technology on art song. Featuring O… @LeedsLieder 9 0
RT @RoyalPhilSoc: We’re offering a new set of prizes totalling £2,000 for young people aged 16 to 25 interested in writing about #classical… @LeedsLieder 57 0
RT @Opera_North: If you have managed not to waste 5 mins (which might turn into 5 hours) on Blob Opera yet, let today be the day you cave..… @LeedsLieder 20 0
RT @WeAreTheMU: The #MusiciansPassport is backed by MPs, industry, musicians and fans.

The Culture Minister must urgently confirm one way…
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RT @ClassicalExplo1: Released today!: 'I wonder as I wander' . Baritone James Newby & pianist James Middleton in a mouthwatering programme… @LeedsLieder 3 0
🤩🤩🤩 accompany your Tuesday morning with the glorious sounds of @jamesn103 and @jpianomiddleton ⬇️ @GramophoneMag https://t.co/eBdmCP04dH @LeedsLieder 1 2
RT @MaryCBevan: This concert was one of very few that got slipped in between the lockdowns, and a good job too as Britten’s Les Illuminatio… @LeedsLieder 6 0
RT @LeedsTownHall: Tune in now for our first audio-streamed lunchtime organ concert of the year with Darius Battiwalla! 👇🎶👇🎶 @LeedsLieder 4 0
RT @MRMartists: A stellar review for @jamesn103 debut disc 'I Wonder as I Wander' from @GramophoneMag: 'an artist whose natural communicati… @LeedsLieder 3 0

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