Vacancies

Principal double bass (shared position) (1) – Permanent

  • Vacancy Data

  • Institution
    Antwerp Symphony Orchestra
  • Full description
    Principal double bass (shared position) (1) – Permanent
  • Number of positions
    1
  • Type
    Permanent
  • Duration / Start
    By arrangement
  • Application deadline
    Closed
  • Event
    • Audition – November 29, 2021 • 10:00
      ASO Studio at Queen Elisabeth Hall
      Carnotstraat 10
      2060 Antwerpen (Belgium)
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  • Event notes

    We do not reimburse any expenses made for the audition: neither travel expenses, nor hotel costs. - Pitch: 442.

  • Mandatory pieces

    1st Round choice, 1st movement (with cadenza) and 2nd movement (without cadenza):

    • F.A. Hoffmeister: Concerto
    • C.D. von Dittersdorf: Concerto
    • J.B. Vanhal: Concerto

    2nd Round choice:

    • S. Koussevitzky: Concerto (1st movement)
    • G. Bottesini: Concerto (1st movement with cadenza)


  • Orchestral excerpts

    1st Round:

    • Bach: Violin Concerto in E Major, adagio
    • Mozart: Symphony no. 40, 1st and 4th movement
    • Beethoven: Symphony no. 5

    2nd & 3rd Round:

    Solo

    • Verdi: Otello act IV
    • Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kijé
    • Stravinsky: Pulcinella, vivo
    • Haydn: Symphony no. 31, var. 7
    • Mahler: Symphony no. 1, mov. III

    Tutti

    • Bach: Violin Concerto in E Major, adagio
    • Mozart: Die Zauberflöte
    • Beethoven: Symphony no. 3 - scherzo
    • Beethoven: Symphony no. 9
    • Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique - Ronde du Sabbat
    • Strauss: Don Juan
    • Strauss: Ein Heldenleben
    • Smetana: The Bartered Bride
    • Bruckner: Symphony no. 7


  • Personal letter

    Please provide a personal letter.

  • Required document(s)
    • Scan of passport or ID card