Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra Audition – Bassoon

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CEO of the Slovak Philharmonic announces audition

– for the position Second Bassoon Player

Base salary € 1 200 – 1 440 (Due to Contestant’s Artistic Experience)

Auditions will be held at the Slovak Philharmonic Concert Hall, Medená 3, 816 01 Bratislava.

on June 14th (Monday) and June 15th (Tuesday) 2021  at 2 PM

Required musical education: University degree in the relevant field

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

Please send Your application along with Your brief CV and artistic profile via e-mail: alexandra.snadikova@filharmonia.sk or via post service by June 1st 2021 here:

Slovenská filharmónia
Medená 3
816 01 Bratislava

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
CEO of the Slovak Philharmonic


Audition conditions for the position
Second Bassoon Player of the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra

First round:
Mandatory piece:

W. A. Mozart:

Bassoon Concerto in B flat major, K. 191
Mov 1. and Mov 2. including Cadences

Second round:

W. A. Mozart:

Le nozze di Figaro Overture

M. Ravel:

Bolero
Piano Concerto in G major

I. Stravinsky:

The Rite of Spring
The Firebird
Pulcinella, Mov 6., Var.2a

N. R. Korsakov:

Scheherazade, Mov 2.

P. I. Čajkovskij:

Symphony No. 4
Symphony No. 5
Symphony No. 6

L. van Beethoven:

Symphony No .4
Symphony No. 7
Symphony No. 9

B. Smetana:

Bartended Bride Overture

D. Shostakovich:

Symphony No. 9

The Slovak Philharmonic will provide candidates with an accompanist (piano tuning 442); candidates can also arrange an own piano accompaniment at their own expense.
Click here to download an orchestral excerpts copy package for your instrument.