International Tours

2022 Europe Tour

Music Director Franz Welser-Möst and The Cleveland Orchestra return to Europe for the first time since 2018, with 12 performances in nine European cities: Amsterdam, Berlin, Cologne, Dresden, Hamburg, Linz, Lucerne, Prague, and Vienna.

  • The Cleveland Orchestra’s Europe Tour is supported by the Jones Day Foundation.

Tour Schedule

Germany Hamburg Elbphilharmonie

Aug 31

Program to include Berg's Three Pieces from Lyric Suite, and Bruckner's Ninth Symphony.

Read Tour Diary No. 1

Germany Hamburg Elbphilharmonie

Sep 1

Cellist Brian Thornton tours Hamburg’s architecturally stunning concert hall.

Read Tour Diary No. 2

Germany Berlin Philharmonie

Sep 3

Music Director Franz Welser-Möst leads the Orchestra in a concert of Rihm and Schubert that will be livestreamed from Berlin, Germany.

Read Tour Diary No. 3

Germany Dresden KulturPalast

Sep 4

Franz Welser-Möst leads an all-Strauss performance at the Dresden Kulturpalast.

Read Tour Diary No. 4

Germany Cologne Philharmonie

Sep 5

The city of Cologne, Germany, welcomes back The Cleveland Orchestra and Music Director Franz Welser-Möst for a performance of Berg and Strauss.

Read Tour Diary No. 5

Netherlands Amsterdam Concertgebouw

Sep 6

The Cleveland Orchestra has a special relationship with Amsterdam's venerable Concertgebouw, dating back 65 years.

Read Tour Diary No. 6

Switzerland Lucerne KKL

Sep 8

After a whirlwind four concerts in as many days, the Orchestra arrives in the Swiss alps for two performances as part of the Lucerne Festival.

Read Tour Diary No. 7

Switzerland Lucerne KKL

Sep 9

The Lucerne Festival hosts the Orchestra for the second of two performances, featuring works by Strauss and Schubert.

Read Tour Diary No. 8

Czech Republic Prague Rudolfinum

Sep 11

The Orchestra makes its first return to Prague in 33 years with its all-Strauss program.

Read Tour Diary No. 9

Austria Musikverein, Vienna

Sep 14

On the way to Vienna and its historic Musikverein, the Orchestra is invited to perform a private concert at the church where Bruckner is buried.

Read Tour Diary No. 10

Austria Musikverein, Vienna

Sep 15

Pianist Igor Levit joins the Orchestra at Vienna’s exquisite Musikverein for Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21, followed by Schubert's Ninth.

Read Tour Diary No. 11

Austria Brucknerhaus, Linz

Sep 16

After a marvelous two-days in Vienna, the Orchestra returns to Linz for a final sold-out concert, featuring Strauss and Berg.

Read Tour Diary No. 12