Vacancies

1. Principal Double Bass 100% (1)


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  • Type: Permanent

  • Full description

  • 1. Principal Double Bass - 100% (Permanent)

  • Obligatory instrument

  • No obligations

  • Number of positions

  • 1

  • Contract Type

  • Permanent

  • Duration / Start

  • By arrangement

  • Application deadline

  • Closed

  • Additional notes

  • The first contract agreement considers a period between one to three years after which could then be confirmed as a permanent contract.

    Applications will be subject to a pre-selection, based on the analysis of CV and other materials that we strongly recommend that candidates should supply at the application platform [especially excerpts of video recording of performance(s)], and the candidate will be informed of the result by 23 October 2017.

  • Optional pieces

  • ROUND 1

    Classical Concerto (1st mov. with cadenza) of:
    Dittersdorf Concerto Nº 2 OR Vanhal Concerto


    ROUND 3

    1st mov. of one romantic or XX century concerto (to be chosen by the candidate from the following options):

    Giovanni Bottesini Concerto Nº 2 OR
    Serge Koussevitzky Concerto op. 3 OR
    Peter Maxwell Davis Strathclyde Concerto N° 7 OR
    Hans Werner Henze Concerto OR
    Jean Françaix Concerto

    Sight-reading and/or solo excerpts (including contemporary repertoire)

    Interview

  • Orchestral excerpts

  • ROUND 2

    Tutti

    W. A. Mozart: Symphony Nr. 40
    1st Mov. (b. 114-138 ; 191-225) ; 4th Mov. (b. 29-49; 137-171; 209-220)

    L. v. Beethoven: Symphony Nr. 5
    3rd Mov. (b. 1-78; 137- 218)

    L. v. Beethoven: Symphony Nr. 9
    4th Mov. (Recitativo b. 8-29; 38-45; 56-90)

    J. Brahms: Symphony Nr. 2
    1st Mov. (b. 118-155); 4th Mov. (b. 1-32; 251-275)

    H. Berlioz: “Sinfonie Fantastique”
    4th Mov. (b. 17- 48 ; 131-153)

    R. Strauss: ‘Ein Heldenleben’
    9 to 11; 8 b. before 16 to 17; 40 to 41; 57 to 6 b. after 63; 77 to 78

    Soli

    J. Haydn: Symphony Nr. 31
    4th Mov. Variation VII

    I. Stravinsky: ‘Pulcinella’ Suite
    Mov. VII - Solo

    G. Mahler: Symphony Nr. 1
    3rd Mov. - Solo

    S. Prokofiev: “Lieutenant Kije” Suite
    Solo (from 24 to 6 b. after 25)

    A. Berg: “Wozzeck” - Solo 3. Akt (from 55 to 65 )

    A. Ginastera: Variaciones concertantes Op. 23
    Variation XI

  • Required documents

  • Diploma

    Scan of passport or ID card.