Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra Auditions

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CEO of the Slovak Philharmonic announces auditions for the following position

– tutti player in the group of Violin, On May 30, 2018 

Auditions will be held on May 30th, 2018 (Wednesday) at 2:30 PM at the Slovak Philharmonic Concert Hall, 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: 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 May 16th, 2018 at the address:

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

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
– tutti player in the group of Violin of the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra

First round:

a) W. A. Mozart: Violin Concerto – Movement 1. including cadence

– Concerto in D Major, KV 218
or
– Concerto in A Major, KV 219

b) Violin Concerto – Movement 1. including cadence from the period of romanticism and 20th century
(S. Prokofiev only)

it may also be
L. van Beethoven – Concerto in D Major, op. 61 – Movement 1. including cadence
(Joachim, repectively D.Oistrach)

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
– Movement 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.Čajkovskij
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D Major
– Movement 3 – bars 540-564

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

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

8. R. Schumann
Symphony no. 2 – Scherzo

9. J. Brahms
Symphony no. 1
– Movement 1 – bars 41-70; 78-105
– Movement 4 – bars 92-132

10. J. Brahms
Symphony no. 4
– Movement 3 – from start to letter B, bars 199-237
– Movement 4 – from letter B to D

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