Vacancies

Audition for 1st trumpet

Pre-screening video recording:
Any piece of major trumpet repertoire (period baroque to 20th century) incl. those with piano or orchestral accompaniment, that best represents your abilities.

Required audition repertoire:

1st round (anonymous):                                                
a) J. Haydn: Trumpet Concerto in E flat major - 1st and 2nd movements - obligatorily played on B flat trumpet

b) excerpts:
J. Suk: V nový život (Towards a New Life)
N. R. Korsakov: Scheherazade
A. Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 (From the New World)
I. Stravinsky: Petrushka

2nd round (non-anonymous):
c) any piece of the world 20th century repertoire by applicant´s choice

d) excerpts:
A. Dvořák: Symphony No. 8
Slavonic Dances No. 4 in F major op. 46 and No. 1(9) in B major op. 72
B. Smetana: Wallenstein´s Camp
M. P. Mussorgskij/M. Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition
M. Ravel: Piano Concerto in G major
G. Mahler: Symphony No. 5
B. Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra
D. Shostakovich: Symphony No. 1 a No. 8
R. Strauss: An Alpine Symphony
J. S. Bach: Weihnachtsoratorium

Excerpts are to be played in the shown succession.

Audition date: February 10, 2020

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

Application closing date:
January 2, 2020