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Concert Season – Ashley Riches and Joseph Middleton

The University of Leeds University of Leeds, School of Music, Leeds, United Kingdom

Leeds Lieder collaborates with the University of Leeds as part of this day filled with song. Lucy Crowe and Joseph Middleton perform a wonderful hour-long programme of favourites from the art-song canon.

£10

LLF24 – SongPath Musical Walking Trail

Kirkstall Abbey Abbey Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

SongPath returns to Leeds for a second year with a unique outdoor walking trail that blends music, nature and mental health. This year we explore the rich natural world and history of the 900 year-old ruins of Kirkstall Abbey, where nature intertwines with spectacular Gothic architecture.

£10

LLF24 – Schubertiade Lunchtime Opening Recital: Nikola Hillebrand, Joseph Middleton and Oliver Casanovas Nuevo

The Venue, Leeds Conservatoire 3 Quarry Hill, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

German soprano Nikola Hillebrand made her UK recital debut at Leeds Lieder at the 2022 Festival. It was a knockout performance resulting in Gramophone Magazine writing “Hillebrand’s radiant, gilt tone fits this repertoire lusciously, her diction is excellent and she communicates with warmth.”

£15

LLF24 – Friends’ Private Reception

Rooftop Bar, Leeds Conservatoire 3 Quarry Hill, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

A special ‘Thank you!’ for members of the Friends of Leeds Lieder

LLF24 – Schubertiade 20th Anniversary Gala Recital

The Venue, Leeds Conservatoire 3 Quarry Hill, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

A Gala Concert featuring an all-Schubert programme will include Schubert’s Fantasie in F minor (D. 940) to be performed by Middleton and Vignoles, rare Schubert ensembles showcasing members of the Young Artists Programme and duets by Hillebrand and Williams.

£25

LLF24 – Evening Recital: Punjabi Proverbs

Sikh Centre 192 Chapeltown Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Especially for the 2024 Festival, a programme to celebrate the cross-cultural art of British and Indian composers and poets. Indian composers are heard setting English poems, alongside English song settings of Indian poetry.

£5

LLF24 – Schools Culmination Concert: Living Lieder

The Ballroom, Pudsey Civic Hall Dawsons Corner, Cote Lane, Pudsey, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

These two concerts round off our award-winning education projects this year and we are proud to present them during the Festival.

LLF24 – Schools Culmination Concert: Discovering Lieder

The Ballroom, Pudsey Civic Hall Dawsons Corner, Cote Lane, Pudsey, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

These two concerts round off our award-winning education projects this year and we are proud to present them during the Festival.

LLF24 – Pre-concert Talk with Professor Barbara Kelly

Rooftop Bar, Leeds Conservatoire 3 Quarry Hill, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Head of School and Professor of Music at the University of Leeds, Barbara Kelly, gives an enlightening introduction to this evening’s recital.

LLF24 – Lunchtime Recital: Young Artists Showcase

Howard Assembly Room 32 New Briggate, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Enjoy the finest young duos of the Leeds Lieder Young Artists Programme, coached by Sir Thomas Allen, Dame Felicity Lott and more.

£15

LLF24 – Pre-concert Talk with Dr George Kennaway

Howard Assembly Room 32 New Briggate, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Cellist and musicologist Dr George Kennaway, Visiting Research Fellow at Huddersfield and Leeds Universities, returns to Leeds Lieder to give one of his popular pre-concert talks.