Cello

Co-Leader Cello 80 % (1) – Permanent

  • Vacancy Data

  • Institution
    Belgian National Orchestra
  • Full description
    Co-Leader Cello 80 % (1) – Permanent
  • Number of positions
    1
  • Type
    Permanent
  • Duration / Start
    By arrangement
  • Application deadline
    Closed
  • Additional notes

    First soloist co-leader cello

    The laureate who takes up the position is offered a fixed-term contract of maximum 12 months. After this time and in case of positive evaluation a renewal of the contract (limited or unlimited) can be proposed.

    The instrument played during the auditions should be the same as the one played with the orchestra. 

    Sufficient knowledge (both active and passive) of English is required in order to be able to function properly in the position applied for. Knowledge or willingness to acquire basic understanding of French or Dutch.

  • Event
    • Audition – February 15, 2020 • 09:30
      National Orchestra Belgium
      Galerie Ravenstein 51
      1000 Brussels (Belgium)
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  • Event notes

    The Belgian National Orchestra does not reimburse any expenses - neither travel costs nor hotel expenses.

    Address: Galerie Ravenstein 51, 1000 Brussels (150m from "Brussels Central Station", entrance halfway up the left stairs at the end of the gallery)

  • Mandatory pieces

    1st Round

    Haydn in D Maj, 1st mvt + Cadenza

    2nd Round

    Orchestral Soli + excerpts (see below)

    3rd Round

    Romantic Concerto (see below)

    Pitch 442

  • Optional pieces

    3rd Round

    Romantic Concerto, complete, choose from

    Dvorak or Schumann

  • Orchestral excerpts

    2nd Round

    Soli

    Brahms, Pianoconcerto nr. 2, Andante

    Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet

    Rossini, Guillaume Tell

    Shostakovitch, Sym. 15

    Sibelius, Swan of Tuolena

    Stravinsky, Firebird

    Excerpts

    Mendelssohn, Sym. 4, Saltarello

    Beethoven, Sym. 8, Menuet

    Brahms, Sym. 2

    Prokofiev, Violinconcerto nr 2, Finale

    Strauss, Ein Heldenleben

    Strauss, Don Juan

    Tchaikovsky, Symphony nr 6

    Mahler, Symphony nr 2

  • Discography