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Principal Violin II 100% (1)


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  • Type: Permanent

  • Full description

  • Principal Violin II - 100% (Permanent)

  • Obligatory instrument

  • No obligations

  • Number of positions

  • 1

  • Contract Type

  • Permanent

  • Duration / Start

  • By arrangement

  • Application deadline

  • Closed

  • Additional notes

  • Video recording accepted

    In case you missed the chance to apply for the audition in Munich or you didn't apply because you are not able to attend a live filming session arranged by the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra in Munich you may submit a video recording.

    After the filmed materials are reviewed, live auditions will be held in Doha beginning of September.

    Recordings will only be accepted with the following conditions:
    - The Recording must be of professional quality and made in one session
    - Content to be exactly as per requirements and set list of orchestral excerpts. Please note that failure to adhere to the requirements may result in disqualification.
    - While recording, make sure nothing is obstructing you or your instrument.
    - Candidates are advised to check the playback quality of their recording before sending. Particular attention should be paid to the quality of the audio.
    - Recording Engineer or witness to confirm in writing that the recording is unedited and is a true and honest representation of the candidates playing.
    - Orchestral excerpts to be recorded in an order free of your choice and in one continuous take
    - Each required solo repertoire piece must be performed as an entire piece with piano accompaniment
    - You may replay a section of the required material in the same take, if dissatisfied: however the original attempt must remain recorded
    - Your recording should be uploaded to muv.ac by the closing date
    - Please ensure that you also complete and send the Recorded Audition Declaration

    It is in the applicant’s best interest to provide a video recording with superior sound recording qualities.

    The Qatar Philharmonic tunes to A443

  • Audition(s)

  • Not published

  • Mandatory pieces

  • 1st movement with cadenza from one of the following concertos:
    - W. A. Mozart - Concerto for Violin No. 3 in G major (KV 216)
    - W. A. Mozart - Concerto for Violin No. 4 in D major (KV 218)
    - W. A. Mozart - Concerto for Violin No. 5 in A major (KV 219)

  • Orchestral excerpts

  • R. Strauss: Don Juan, Op. 20. (2nd Violin) 1st page
    W.A. Mozart: Symphony No.39, 4th movement (2nd Violin) from the beginning to letter "A"
    Bruckner: Symphony No.9, Adagio (2nd Violin) mm. 57-64 (letter D) and mm. 129-139 (letters I-K)