Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra Auditions

CEO of the Slovak Philharmonic announces auditions for the following positions

– Cello assistant concertmaster, on April 11, 2018 

Auditions will be held on April 11th, 2018 at 14:30 in the Concert Hall of the Slovak Philharmonic, Medená 3, 816 01 Bratislava.

Required musical education: University degree in the relevant field

Detailed conditions of the auditions are published on the website of the Slovak Philharmonic:, see below
The orchestral extracts to be prepared for the Slovak Philharmonic auditions, see below

Please send your applications along with an artistic CV until March 28th, 201á at the address:

Slovenská filharmónia
Medená 3
816 01 Bratislava
or by electronic mail to:

The Slovak Philharmonic will provide candidates with an accompanist (piano tuning 442);
candidates can also arrange an own piano accompaniment at their own expense.

prof. Marian Lapšanský
Slovak Philharmonic CEO

Audition conditions for the position
– Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra Cello assistant concertmaster

First round:

J. Haydn – Concerto in D major (Movement 1 with cadence)

Second round:

Concerto from the period of romanticism, free selection

Orchestra literature:

R. Strauss
Don Quijote
– Theme (from Mässig for the Page ending)
– Variation II (from start to No.  25)

R. Strauss
Don Juan
(from start to letter B; from letter R to T)

F. M. Bartholdy
A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Scherzo (from letter N to O)

B. Smetana
The Bartered Bride – Overture (whole)

D. Shostakovich
Symphony No. 15 – Movement 2. – Adagio
(from start to 4 bars following No. 62)

G. Rossini
Viliam Tell – Overture (from start to bar 48)

J. Brahms
Piano Concerto No. 2 – Movement 3. – Andante
(from start to 9 bars following letter A; from letter D to the End)

W. A. Mozart
Symphony No č. 35, K. 385 – Movement 4. – Presto (bars134 – 197)

Press on the link for your instrument to download a orchestral extracts copy package.