Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra Auditions – 1st violin

SF Vyber sláčikových nástrojov © Photo A. Trizuljak_6

CEO of the Slovak Philharmonic announces auditions for the position:

– tutti player in the group of 1st violin

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

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

on June 15th, 2022 (Wednesday) at 2:30 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 applications along with an artistic CV until June 1st, 2022 at the address:

Slovenská filharmónia
Medená 3
816 01 Bratislava
Slovakia
or by electronic mail to: alexandra.snadikova@filharmonia.sk 


Audition conditions for the position
– tutti player in the group of 1st violin of the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra

First round:

a) W. A. Mozart:
Violin Concerto – Mov. 1. including cadence
– Concerto in D Major, K. 218
or
– Concerto in A Major, K. 219

b) L. van Beethoven
– Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61
– Mov. 1. including cadence
(J. Joachim, repectively D. Oistrach)
or
F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
– Mov. 1. including cadence
or
M. Bruch
Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26
– Mov. 1. including cadence
or
J. Brahms
Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77
– Mov. 1. including cadence
or
P. I. Tchaikovsky
Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35
– Mov. 1. including cadence
or
J. Sibelius
Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47
– Mov. 1. including cadence

c) J. S. Bach
one movement from Solo Sonatas and Partitas

Second round:

1. R. Strauss
Don Juan, symphonic poem Op. 20
– Page 1

2. W. A. Mozart
Symphony No. 39
– Mov. 4. – from start to bar 42; from bar 105 to the end

3. B. Smetana
Vltava – No. 29
– 3 bars after No. 33

4. B. Smetana
Šárka
– Page 1

5. P. I. Tchaikovsky
Violin Concerto in D Major
– Mov. 3. – bars 540 – 564

6. B. Bartók
Concerto for Orchestra
– Mov. 1. – bars 51 – 135

7. S. Prokofiev
Romeo and Juliet – Tybalt’s death
– bars 70 – 78

8. R. Schumann
Symphony No. 2
– Mov. 2. – Scherzo

9. J. Brahms
Symphony No. 1
– Mov. 1. – bars 41 – 70; 78 – 105
– Mov. 4. – bars 92 – 132

10. J. Brahms
Symphony No. 4
– Mov. 3. – from start to letter B, bars 199 – 237
– Mov. 4. – from letter B to D

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