2. Bassoon - Framework Contract (Permanent)
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The Flanders Symphony Orchestra is supported by the Flemish Government and the City of Ghent and is in residence at Muziekcentrum De Bijloke. We offer a framework contract consisting of several temporary contracts per production. This contract system enables you to combine your position in our orchestra with other job activities. We play between 50 and 60 concerts per year, mainly in Belgium but also in the Netherlands, the UK and Germany.
Please be advised:
→ NO FRENCH BASSOON
→ The jury may make a pre-selection before inviting candidates.
→ On the day of the audition, invited candidates need to be present by 13:30 AM at the very latest.
→ The list of orchestral excerpts may be subject to change. Scores will be send to all participating candidates a few weeks before the audition.
→ Flanders Symphony Orchestra does not reimburse travel and accommodation expenses.
Round 1: Concerto:
→ W. A. Mozart. Concerto for Bassoon in B-Flat major KV 191 (first movement)
→ J. S. Bach. Ouverture in C
Round 2: Sonata:
→ C. Saint-Saëns. Sonata opus 168 ( first movement)
→ W. A. Mozart. Ouverture zur oper ‘Die Hochzeit des Figaro’
→ J. Brahms. Concerto for violin opus 77
→ E. Chabrier. Espana, Rapsodie pour orchestra
→ J. Brahms. Variationen über ein Thema von Joseph Haydn
→ M. Ravel. Rapsodie Espagnole (Bass. I & II)
→ M. Ravel. Piano Concerto (Bass. I & II)
→ B. Smetana. Ouverture zu der oper ‘Die verkaufte Braut’
→ P. I. Tschaikovsky. Symphonie pathétique
→ H. Berlioz. Symphonie Fantastique (Bass. I & II)
→ B. Bartok. Concerto for orchestra
Round 3: With the principal players:
→ W. A. Mozart. Gran Partita (3rd movement: adagio).
Work permit (if needed)