Konzerthaus, Vienna, 2018
The Cleveland Orchestra has cancelled its tour to Israel at the end of October.
In a statement, the orchestra said, “The Cleveland Orchestra has made the decision to cancel its upcoming tour in Israel. The safety of our musicians and staff is a top priority, and this decision was based on State Department guidelines in consultation with security advisors.”
The company added, “The Orchestra will still travel to Austria to perform concerts in Vienna on October 18 and Linz on October 20. Our thoughts are with friends and family in Israel right now, and we hope for their continued safety.”
*Daniel Harding will replace Franz Welser-Möst for all three performances by the Cleveland Orchestra in Israel.
The Cleveland Orchestra will give a concert of works by Mahler in Jerusalem on 28 October 2023. Simon will sing a selection of songs in this concert.
From the Cleveland Orchestra website:
"Simon Keenlyside is one of the world’s most sought-after and charismatic singers, noted for his versatility and highly charged performances on stage."
“Frühlingsmorgen” from Lieder und Gesänge aus der Jugendzeit (orch. Berio)
“Ablösung im Sommer” from Des Knaben Wunderhorn (orch. Berio)
“Revelge” from Des Knaben Wunderhorn
“Urlicht” from Des Knaben Wunderhorn
“Rheinlegendchen” from Des Knaben Wunderhorn
“Hans und Grete” from Lieder und Gesänge aus der Jugendzeit (orch. Berio)
Symphony No. 7