Concert - Mahler Songs

Charles Bronfman Auditorium, Tel Aviv Culture Centre, Israel

| 27 October 2023 |
1:00 pm

Konzerthaus, Vienna, 2018


    Orchestra : Cleveland Orchestra
    Conductor : Daniel Harding*

    Simon Keenlyside : Baritone

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 Mozart, Mahler and Prokofiev in Tel Aviv on 27 October. Simon will sing a selection of songs by Mahler 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."





Symphony No. 29


“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. 6


Details of this concert have been obtained from an article in Broadway World dated 19 June 2023.




This concert should also have been performed in Haifa on 26 October


The Cleveland Orchestra should also have performed an all Mahler concert in Jerusalem on 28 October