Gustav Mahler's world of songs - an acrobatic journey

06/04/24Saturday, 19:30Duration 1h 15minKongress & TheaterHaus Bad IschlKurhausstrasse 8, 4820 Bad Ischl
© Paul Bourdrel


A creation by Yaron Lifschitz with Franui Musicbanda, the Circa Ensemble and participating artists.

World premiere: April 6, 2024 SOLD OUT
Admission: 6.30 pm with work introduction in the foyer
Start: 7.30 pm

Due to high demand, there will be another performance on 7 April 2024.
Admission: 14:00 with work introduction in the foyer
Start: 15:00

A unique encounter between the internationally renowned Austrian music band FRANUI from Innervillgraten in East Tyrol and the world-renowned Australian acrobats of CIRCA from Brisbane as a scenic and musical rediscovery of the universe of Gustav Mahler’s songs. Together the Australian star acrobats create body worlds and sculptures to the incomparable Mahler song interpretations of FRANUI as an extraordinary music theatre event and scenic rediscovery of the great Austrian composer.


Yaron Lifschitz (Direction / Choreography/ Lighting)
CIRCA contemporary Circus, Australia (acrobatics)
Andreas Schett (Musical Direction)
Markus Kraler, Andreas Schett (Musical Arrangement / Composition)
FRANUI Musicbanda, Austria (Mahler songs)
GOISERN macht CIRCUS lighthouse, Austria
Brigitte Fürle (curator)
Celestine Kubelka (Production Manager)

Sonja Zobel (Head of Programme Performing Arts)

Co-production Capital of Culture Bad Ischl Salzkammergut 2024, Circa, FRANUI Musicbanda and Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg,Spoleto Festival dei Due Mondi, GmC lighthouse.
Circa acknowledges the assistance of the Australian Government through the Creative Australia, its principal arts investment and advisory body and the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.

Macht und Tradition, Kultur im Fluss

Event info

Kongress & TheaterHaus Bad Ischl
Kurhausstrasse 8, 4820 Bad Ischl
Behinderung: Impaired persons with an impairment of 60% or more on their disability card receive a special reduction, available from the Bad Ischl Tourist Office., Reduced prices apply for pupils, students and apprentices up to the age of 25.99 years. In addition, civil and military servants, the unemployed and holders of the Kulturcard 2024. The Capital of Culture Card will be available from 15 November. With it you will get your ticket 10% cheaper! The corresponding IDs must be shown at the entrance to the hall.,