Vacancies

Audition for the position of double bass tutti player (trial period from January 1, 2020)

Set audition repertoire

a) Videorecording:
J. B. Vanhal: Concerto in D major (or E major version) - 1st and 2nd movement
- in .mp4 or .avi formats;
- to be sent per service www.wetransfer.com or www.uschovna.cz
- it may be a link if your recording is posted on the YOUTUBE

b) for 1st round (anonymous):
Solo: J. B. Vanhal:  Concerto in D major (or E major version) - 1st and 2nd movements                             

Orchestral excerpts:
A. Dvořák: Symphony No. 8 in G major
B. Smetana: Vyšehrad, Blaník
L. van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 - Scherzo
W. A. Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in G minor

c) for 2nd round (non anonymous):
Solo: S. Koussevitzky: Concerto in F sharp minor - two contrasting movements

Orchestral excerpts:
L. van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 (recitative)
B. Smetana: Šárka, Tábor
G. Mahler: Symphony No. 2
H. Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique
D. Šostakovič: Symphony No. 5
R. Strauss: Ein Heldenleben

German bow holding is issential for taking part in the audition.Orchestral excerpts will be attached to an invitation letter (after the application closing date).

Audition date: September 24, 2019.

Please, complete the application form and send your structured/itemised CV and photo, copy of diploma and the requested recording (.mp4 or .avi) to audition(zavinac)czechphilharmonic.cz

Applications closing date: August 10, 2019

Audition for the position of 3rd trombone with a duty of the basstrombone (trial period from September 1, 2019)

Set audition repertoire:


a) Videorecording: 

  • J. S. bach - movement of candidate´s choice from a Cello Suite
  • L. van Beethoven - Symphony No. 9

b) for 1st round (anonymous):
Nikolai Rimsky - Korsakov – Concerto for Trombone (1st + 2nd movements)
and orchestral excerpts: J. Haydn - Schöpfung
                                        L.v.Beethoven – Symphony No. 9. 
                                        B. Smetana – Bartered Bride - ouverture

c) for 2nd round:
solos - Benedetto Marcello - Sonata in e minor (1st + 2nd movements)
          - Frigyes Hidas - Meditation for basstrombone

        and orchestral excerpts:
        A. Dvořák - Carnival
        L. Janáček - Taras Bulba
        B. Smetana – Šárka
        G. Mahler – Symphony No. 7
        G. Mahler – Symphony No. 5
        H. Berlioz – La Damnation de Faust - Rakoczy March 
        B. Bartók – Miraculous Mandarin
         + play at sight

Orchestral excerpts will be attached to an invitation letter (after the application closing date).

Please, complete the application form and send with your requested recording, copy of diploma, structured/itemised CV and photo to: audition(zavinac)czechphilharmonic.cz.

Applications closing date: May 10, 2019
Audition date: June 21, 2019