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Following the UK Government and Public Health England’s announcement of enhanced recommendations to counter the spread of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic by avoiding large gatherings, we have taken the decision to cancel the 2020 Leeds Lieder Festival. 

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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

"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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Leeds Lieder 2018 Festival Gallery

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.

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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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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RT @OxfordLieder: There's just 1 month to go before the 2020 Oxford Lieder Festival begins! We've over 100 world-class artists in 40 stunni… @LeedsLieder 5 0
RT @OxfordLieder: Day 1: 10 Oct, 7.30pm
Our opening night concert is given by the great mezzo @spconnolly & #EugeneAsti. Join us live onlin…
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RT @wigmore_hall: This acclaimed duo will open our New Autumn Series on Sunday 13 September with a Schubert and Berg programme.
The concer…
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RT @wigmore_hall: "You can now attend indoor and outdoor performances, for example dramatic, musical or comedy shows."

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RT @wigmore_hall: ‘We should embrace this as an opportunity to do things better, making our music available to a much broader demographic a… @LeedsLieder 24 0
RT @RoyalPhilSoc: This Saturday, join @ASMForchestra in person or online as they launch they’re new concert series - re:connect!

Hear @Svi…
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RT @wigmore_hall: Do you miss live music?
Tune in on our website from from 13 September - 22 December 2020 to watch more than 100 live conc…
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RT @swap_ra: *BREAKING* SWAP’ra Emergency Fund Applications are now open! Covid19 has made life in the performing arts incredibly difficult… @LeedsLieder 63 0
RT @OxfordLieder: Did you catch last night’s Facebook Premiere of ‘Winter Journey’, performed by @Sviceridor and
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