Vacancies

Percussion 85% (1)


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  • Type: Permanent . Closing: in 11 days

  • Full description

  • Percussion - 85% (Permanent)

  • Obligatory instrument

  • No obligations

  • Number of positions

  • 1

  • Contract Type

  • Permanent

  • Duration / Start

  • By arrangement

  • Application deadline

  • 30.04.2018

  • Additional notes

  • Full-time soloist percussion position, 85% job share.

    Please be advised:
    - The jury may make a pre-selection before inviting candidates.
    - On the day of the audition, invited candidates need to be present by 9:30 AM at the very latest.
    - Candidates may use their own sticks, but all instruments will be provided by Brussels Philharmonic. A detailed equipment list will be announced.
    - On the day before the audition, candidates may come to the audition hall to try out the instruments.
    - Brussels Philharmonic does not reimburse travel and accommodation expenses.

  • Mandatory pieces

  • First round:
    - Jacques Delécluse - Test-claire

  • Orchestral excerpts

  • Orchestral excerpts (first and second round):

    On snare drum:
    - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Sheherazade, Op. 35: III. Andantino quasi allegretto
    - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Sheherazade, Op. 35: IV. Allegro molto
    - Franz von Suppé - Pique Dame: Overture
    - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio espagnol, Op. 34: IV. Scena e Canto gitano
    - Maurice Ravel - Boléro
    - Sergei Prokofiev - Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major, Op. 100: IV. Allegro giocoso

    On triangle:
    - Antonín Dvorák - Carnival Overture, Op. 92, B. 169
    - Franz Liszt - Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, S. 124: II. Quasi adagio - Allegretto vivace
    - Johannes Brahms - Hungarian Dance No. 5 (arr. Parlow)

    On tambourine:
    - Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Suite No. 1, Op. 71a, TH 35: II. Danses caractéristiques: (c) Danse russe (Trepak)
    - Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Suite No. 1, Op. 71a, TH 35: II. Danses caractéristiques: (d) Danse arabe
    - Antonín Dvorák - Carnival Overture, Op. 92, B. 169
    - Benjamin Britten - Peter Grimes: Four Sea Interludes, Op. 33a: IV. Storm: Presto con fuoco
    - Igor Stravinsky - Petrushka (1947 version)

    On bass drum:
    - Igor Stravinsky - The Rite of Spring: Dance of the Earth
    - Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 3 in D minor: I. Kräftig; Entschieden

    On cymbals:
    - Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Suite No. 1, Op. 71a, TH 35: II. Danses caractéristiques: (f) Danse des mirlitons
    - Sergei Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18: III. Allegro scherzando
    - Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36, TH 27: IV. Finale: Allegro con fuoco
    - Igor Stravinsky - Petrushka (1947 version)

    On xylophone:
    - Igor Stravinsky - L'Oiseau de feu (1910 ballet)
    - Olivier Messiaen - Oiseaux exotiques
    - George Gershwin - Porgy and Bess
    - Maurice Ravel - Ma mère l'Oye

    On glockenspiel:
    - Alexander Glazunov - Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 82
    - Paul Dukas - L'Apprenti sorcier
    - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Die Zauberflöte, K. 620
    - Ottorino Respighi - Pini di Roma, P. 141

    On vibraphone:
    - Michael Jarrell - ...Ombres...
    - Leonard Bernstein - West Side Story: Symphonic Dances

    On marimba:
    - Robert Groslot - Concerto for Orchestra
    - Guillaume Connesson - Concerto for Saxophone "A Kind of Trane"