Leeds Youth Opera


Performance, development and musical education opportunities for young people in Leeds and beyond


Leeds Youth Opera (LYO) perform (among other things) two fully staged shows per academic year: one in February and one in July.

Contact us to discover how you can join LYO! The next show will be a unique opportunity to perform Puccini’s La bohème. There are exciting discussions at the moment at LYO HQ about future programming – watch this space.


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We are Auditioning!

An amazing season has come to an end! Now we move onward! We are auditioning for Puccini’s La Boheme on September 16th 2017…. This will have some amazing firsts for LYO. More information here.



At the Wharfdale Festival of Theatre LYO triumphed! Our production of Les Miserables received numerous accolades. These included 12 outstanding performance awards as well as awards for, Best Presentation, Best Director, Best Musical Director and Best Musical! Amazing and congratualations to the entire team! Lets see how we do at the Leeds awards in September….



We are always on the look out for talented young musicians to play in our orchestras. Email tomnewall@hotmail.com to receive updates on auditions.


Join us!

Are you aged between 12 and 25?

Do you want to learn more about singing, drama and dance?

Would you like the opportunity to perform in a professional theatre?

If the answer to all of these questions is ‘yes!’, then click here to contact us and find out more about joining. Alternatively, click here to follow us on Twitter, or here to find us on Facebook.