Classical music enthusiasts in Leeds are well-served by the number and variety of concerts performed in the city by amateur or semi-pro symphony orchestras, chamber orchestras, concert bands, ensembles, wind bands, opera companies, choirs and choral societies.
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Please note that dates are published in good faith and Polkadot Music cannot be held responsible if dates are changed without our knowledge.
The dates shown below are the forthcoming concerts to be performed by the organisations listed, in Leeds and the outskirts, up to December 2017. Please click the links to each organisation's web site for full details.
If you lead an orchestra, ensemble, concert band, choir, choral society or opera company in Leeds and would like to change or add diary dates to this page, please contact Polkadot Music Leeds.
14 Oct, 7 Dec
Nov, Dec tbc
19 Oct, 9 Dec
see Opera North web site
CHOIRS AND CHORAL SOCIETIES
14 Oct, 11 Nov
12 Nov, 10 Dec
Leeds Town Hall is the primary venue in Leeds for classical music concerts. An international orchestral season is held each year, together with many other classical music events. In addition, a lunchtime organ recital is held each Monday.
Leeds LS1 3AD
The Venue, which is situated within Leeds College of Music, hosts a wide variety of recitals and concerts. Their calendar normally features performances by international musicians as well as those by Leeds College of Music students.
Leeds College of Music
3 Quarry Hill,
Leeds LS2 7PD
During term time, regular concerts are given at the University of Leeds, either by guest performers or by the University's music students.
The Great Hall
Leeds LS2 9JT
The venues shown below host classical music recitals and concerts, either weekly during the academic year and "concert season", and sometimes several times a week.
17 Nov, 1, 8, 9, 15, 19, 24 Dec
Opera North Grand Theatre
46 New Briggate
Leeds LS1 6NU
The Howard Assembly Room hosts numerous events of many different types - see their web site for details.
8 Dec, 9 Dec
18 Nov, 9 Dec, 10 Dec
14 Oct, 12 Dec
See cinema broadcasts of live performances by The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet at all the following venues.
3 Oct - La Boheme
23 Oct - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
5 Dec - The Nutcracker
Everyman, Albion Street, Leeds LS1 5AT
Vue, No 22 The Light, The Headrow, Leeds LS1 8TL
Vue, Cardigan Fields, Kirkstall, Leeds, LS4 2DG
Cottage Road Cinema, Headingley, Leeds
Wetherby Film Theatre, Crossley Street, Wetherby LS22 6RT
Please note: not all venues may show each performance - check the venue for showings