‹ Back to What's On Music: Alice Coote: Winterreise

13 Dec 2012

Piano: Julius Drake

This remarkable mezzo-soprano performs with raw and exposing sincerityThe Telegraph

Over its span of 24 songs, Schubert’s Winterreise is a great piece of storytelling. From the door of a jilting lover to a final encounter with a mysterious ghostly figure, each song takes us deeper into the frozen emotional landscape of someone at the edge of sanity.

Following acclaimed performances at the Wigmore Hall, mezzo-soprano Alice Coote and pianist Julius Drake share their blindingly intense interpretation of Schubert’s beautiful tale, revealing the emotional truth of this winter journey through the realms of heartbreak.

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Please note the time listed on your ticket/webpage is the start time for the performance. Leeds Grand Theatre is open from 1 hour beforehand for ticket collection etc. and doors to the Howard Assembly Room itself open approximately 30 minutes beforehand. Where there is a support act, this will also be stated on the website/ticket. We recommend arriving at least 15 minutes before show time as latecomers will only be admitted during a suitable break in the performance.

The Howard Assembly Room is located inside Leeds Grand Theatre

Leeds Grand Theatre is situated on New Briggate in the heart of Leeds City Centre.

The theatre is easily accessible by public transport. It is approximately 10 minutes walk from the main bus station and 15 minutes walk from the train station with many buses stopping in the immediate vicinity. For the most up to date information on local bus and train times, please check WYMetro. There is also a taxi rank outside the theatre although we recommend booking a taxi in advance, particularly on a Friday or Saturday evening.

Parking is available at various nearby car parks, including Edward Street/Templar Street and the St John's and Merrion Centre shopping malls. A limited amount of on street parking is available near the theatre is free after 6pm but this does tend to fill up very quickly.


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