A series of events celebrating 25 years of the one-of-a-kind, theatrical singing contest.
Saturday 29 April - 10:30 am
In Conversation: Past Competition Winners
LLC alumni share their insights and experiences as contestants in a moderated discussion and Q&A with the audience.
Saturday 29 April - 11:30 am
Other Perspectives: Past and Present Judges
Hear from a collection of final and semifinal adjudicators and coaches about the challenges, rewards, and impact of judging the competition.
Saturday 29 April - 1:00 - 4:30 pm
Final Round of the 2023 Competition
Finalists each present their four-song, 15-minute program for a panel of starry judges.
Saturday 29 April - 8:00 pm
25th Anniversary Gala Alumni Concert and Awards Presentation for 2023 Finals
Winners spanning the competition's 25 years return to Kilbourn Hall for a special concert of musical theater and operatic favorites, performers TBA.
The 2023 Competition awards presentation immediately follows the concert. Come see who will take home the top prize of $25,000!
Sunday 30 April - 2:00 pm
Wholly Weill: Scenes from his European and American Stage Works
Enjoy highlights from throughout Weill's career performed by Eastman School of Music students.
Eastman School of Music
Exhibits of LLC Highlights and Kurt Weill Manuscripts
The Competition's legacy will be on display at the Eastman School of Music. Come see a collection of programs, photos, and other memorabilia spanning the past 25 years.
The Sibley Music Library will present an exhibition of Kurt Weill's original manuscripts to coincide with the Lenya Competition celebrations.
All events free and open to the public.
Keep an eye on this page for further details and additional events.