Viola

Principal Viola (1) – Permanent

  • Vacancy Data

  • Institution
    Brussels Philharmonic
  • Full description
    Principal Viola (1) – Permanent
  • Number of positions
    1
  • Type
    Permanent
  • Duration / Start
    By arrangement
  • Application deadline
    01.03.2020
  • Additional notes

    Full-time coordinating principal position, 70% performance.

    Please be advised:

    - The jury may make a pre-selection before inviting candidates.

    - On the day of the audition, invited candidates need to be present by 9:30 AM at the very latest.

    - Tuning: A = 442 Hz.

    - Brussels Philharmonic does not reimburse travel and accommodation expenses.

    - Invited candidates will receive an e-mail with more practical information a few days before the audition.

  • Event
    • Audition – 10.04.2020 • 10:00
      Brussels Philharmonic
      Eugene Flageyplein 18
      B-1050 Brussels (Belgium)
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  • Mandatory pieces

    First round:

    - Franz Schubert: Sonata 'Arpeggione' in a, D 821 No. 8 (1st movement)

  • Optional pieces

    Second round, choose from:

    - Bela Bart6k: Viola Concerto, Sz. 120, Op. posth. (1st movement until Lento parlando)

    - William Walton: Viola Concerto (1st movement)

    - Paul Hindemith: Der Schwanendreher (1st movement)

    - Cecil Forsyth: Viola Concerto in g (1st movement)

  • Orchestral excerpts

    Orchestral excerpts (first and second round):

    - George Enescu: Romanian Rhapsody No. 1 in A, Op. 11

    - Richard Strauss: Don Quixote, TrV 184, Op. 35

    - Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in c, Op. 67

    - Zoltán Kodály: Háry János Suite

    - W.A. Mozart: Symphony No. 35 in D, KV 385, 'Haffner'

    - Richard Strauss: Don Juan, TrV 156, Op. 20

    - Igor Stravinsky: Concerto in Eb, 'Dumbarton Oaks'

    - Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in d, Op. 47

    - Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 4 in c, D 417, 'Tragic'

    - Edward Elgar: Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, 'Enigma Variations'

    - Maurice Ravel: Ma mère l'Oye

    - Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No. 2

    - Guillaume Connesson: Maslenitsa

  • Discography