French Horn

Assistant Principal Horn 85% (1) – Temporary

  • Vacancy Data

  • Institution
    Brussels Philharmonic
  • Full description
    Assistant Principal Horn 85% (1) – Temporary
  • Obligatory instrument
    3rd Horn + Wagner tuba
  • Number of positions
    1
  • Type
    Temporary
  • Duration / Start
    By arrangement
  • Application deadline
    Closed
  • Additional notes
    Assistant principal horn with obligation to play 3th/5th horn and Wagner tuba.
    1-year soloist contract (85% job share), with possibility to extend for 2 more years.
    The jury will make a pre-selection before inviting candidates.
  • Event
    • Audition – 11.06.2019 • 15:30
      Brussels Philharmonic
      Eugene Flageyplein 18
      B-1050 Brussels (Belgium)
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  • Event notes
    Candidates need to be present by 15:00 at the latest.
    Tuning: A = 442 Hz.
    Brussels Philharmonic does not reimburse travel and accommodation expenses.
  • Mandatory pieces
    First round:
    - W.A. Mozart, Horn Concerto No. 4 in E-flat major, KV 495 (1st movement)
    Second round:
    - Richard Strauss, Horn Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, Op. 11 (1st movement)
  • Orchestral excerpts
    Orchestral excerpts (first and second round):
    - Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36
    - Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, ‘Pastoral’
    - Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92
    - Johannes Brahms, Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor
    - Johannes Brahms, Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 83
    - Anton Bruckner, Symphony No. 4 in E-flat major, WAB 104
    - Antonín Dvorák, Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, B. 178, ‘From the New World’
    - Felix Mendelssohn, Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56, ‘Scottish’
    - Maurice Ravel, Piano Concerto in G major
    - Dmitri Shostakovich, Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47
    - Richard Strauss, Ein Heldenleben, TrV 190, Op. 40
    - Richard Strauss, Till Eulenspiegel, TrV 171, Op. 28
    - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64
    - Richard Wagner, Siegfried, WWV 86C
    - Fabien Waksman, Solar Storm
  • Discography