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April 19th, 2014 - BBC1 Easter Day Broadcast
Children from the Diocese of Leeds Schools Singing Programme will broadcast to the nation on Easter Sunday.

Recorded in March 2014, BBC1's flagship religious programme, Songs of Praise, will explore different communities' Easter worship, with music from Bradford Catholic Youth Choir, Huddersfield Boys' and Girls' Choirs and Leeds Cathedral Junior and Senior Choirs, led by Diocesan Choral Directors.

The programme will also feature the work the Diocese Music Department does in our schools, with music and interviews from St. Philip's School, Middleton, Leeds.

Songs of Praise is broadcast at 5.10pm on BBC1 and will be available to watch for a week afterwards on the BBC's iPlayer.

Do tune in and support our wonderful young people! More »

March 24th,2014- How much music can you fit into one month?

The busy month of March began with a Saturday concert by the Cathedral Junior Boys and Girls Choirs with music by Bach, Purcell and Britten. This first week of the month also marked the start of Lent. Allegri's famous Miserere marked this this liturgical transition and was sung by the Cathedral more >>

January 8th,2014- Fifth Series of Organ Concerts

The details for the fifth season of concerts on some of the most stunning organs in West Yorkshire are now available. The series brings together some of the country's most celebrated organists to entertain and delight audiences.

Concerts include the inaugural recital on the new Peter more >>

April 6th,2014- Cathedral Junior Girls Choir at Choir of the Year 2014

A report by members of the choir (aged between 7 and 11)

Today (Sunday 6th April), the Cathedral Junior Girls' Choir took part in Choir of the Year 2014. It was the first time we had ever taken part in a choir competition and everyone was excited! First, we assembled at the Cathedral more >>

February 4th,2014- Excellent Reviews of Complete Choral and Organ Works of Maurice Duruflé

Gramophone Magazine (February 2014) - "Leeds Cathedral Choir...bright tone and honest, natural singing deliver very accomplished and satisfying performances. The choir are ably supported by the splendid accompaniments of the Skipton Camerata and organists Benjamin Saunders and Daniel more >>


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Mrs Peyee Chen
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Leeds Cathedral
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Leeds LS2 8BE

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