Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra Auditions

French Horn

CEO of the Slovak Philharmonic announces auditions for the position:

– 1. player in the group of French Horns

Base salary € 1590-1810 (Due to Contestants’ Professional Experience)

Auditions will be held on October 23, 2019 at 2.30PM 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 October 9, 2019 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.

Audition conditions for the position
– 1. player in the group of French Horns of the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra

Compulsory pieces: 

W. A. Mozart
– Concerto No. 4 in E flat major, KV 495

R. Strauss
– Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, Op. 11

Selected excerpts of orchestral parts:

P. I. Tchaikovsky
– Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64

C. Franck
– Symphony in D minor

J. Brahms
– Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68
– Symphony No. 1 in D Major, Op. 73

R. Strauss
– Till Eulenspiegel, op. 28
– Ein Heldenleben, op. 40

A. Dvořák
– Symphony No. 9 in E minor From New World”, Op. 95

G. Mahler
– Symphony No. 9
– Symphony No. 5

A. Bruckner
– Symphony No. 4

J. Haydn
– Symphony No. 31

L. van Beethoven
– Symphony no. 3

plus Sight Reading (á prima vista)

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