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April 2020

Festival Masterclass III with Ann Murray DBE

18th April 2020 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The School of Music The University of Leeds
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 9JT United Kingdom

Our outstanding duos work with the great Irish mezzo-soprano, Ann Murray DBE in this afternoon’s festival masterclass.

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Composers and Poets Showcase

18th April 2020 - 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
University of Leeds, School of Music
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom

Our Composers and Poets programme showcase.

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Pre-Concert Talk with Richard Stokes

18th April 2020 - 6:45 pm - 7:15 pm
University of Leeds, School of Music
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom

This pre-concert talk with Richard Stokes will illuminate Graham Johnson’s re-imagining of the tradition song recital.

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Evening Recital – The Songmakers’ Almanac

18th April 2020 - 7:30 pm
The School of Music The University of Leeds
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 9JT United Kingdom

For tonight’s recital, Graham Johnson has devised a programme of Lieder based on the plot of Così fan tutte and containing numerous Mozartian echoes.

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Lieder Lounge

18th April 2020 - 9:45 pm
Clothworkers' Centenary Hall, University of Leeds, School of Music
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom

Join us in the bar for an informal evening of local ales and song and poetry presented by our Leeds Lieder Young Artists.

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Study Event with Dr Katy Hamilton

19th April 2020 - 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The School of Music The University of Leeds
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 9JT United Kingdom

Dr Katy Hamilton, a regular researcher and presenter, leads our Young Artists through the birth of the piano accompanied song.

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Lunchtime Performance – The view from the Villa

19th April 2020 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The School of Music The University of Leeds
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 9JT United Kingdom

This music theatre piece explores the spaces between those songs. All the music is by Wagner. It was specially created for the 2018 St Endellion Summer Festival.

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Festival Masterclass IV with Iain Burnside

19th April 2020 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The School of Music The University of Leeds
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 9JT United Kingdom

Our final Festival Masterclass with Iain Burnside, and presentation of the Leeds Lieder/Schubert Institute of Great Britain Song Prize.

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Pre-Concert Talk with Hannah Kendall

19th April 2020 - 6:45 pm - 7:15 pm
University of Leeds, School of Music
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom

Join composer Hannah Kendall as she introduces this year’s Leeds Lieder Commission written especially for Roderick Williams, Carolyn Sampson and Joseph Middleton.

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Evening Recital – Carolyn Sampson, Roderick Williams and Joseph Middleton

19th April 2020 - 7:30 pm
The School of Music The University of Leeds
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 9JT United Kingdom

The programme may include music by the likes of Purcell, Schumann and Wolf but the exact content, especially who sings what, will be decided by the audience. Join two of Britain’s finest singers and favourites at Leeds Lieder, grab a soap box and prepare to engage…

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Post-Festival Reception

19th April 2020 - 9:45 pm
Clothworkers' Centenary Hall, University of Leeds, School of Music
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom

We invite Sponsors, Patrons, Friends and Festival Saver ticket holders to join us in raising a glass to toast the end of the Festival.

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