Vacancies

Principal Double bass. (1) – Permanent

  • Vacancy Data

  • Institution
    Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
  • Full description
    Principal Double bass. (1) – Permanent
  • Number of positions
    1
  • Type
    Permanent
  • Job share
    100%
  • Duration / Start
    Starting immediately
  • Application deadline
    Closed
  • Additional notes

    All applicants are required to record excerpts for the preliminary round. Please start all recordings with showing your ID or passport. Play in required order. All recordings have to be in one take and you mustn't talk. For information regarding the video to be submitted upon application, see "video" section below

    A selected group of candidates will be invited to record two additional videos and send in no later than February 25th for the first and second round (candidates will be contacted and informed), after which we'll make another selection, and organize a final round in Gothenburg this coming spring.


    Round 1: excerpts number 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15. Recorded in that order.

    Round 2: Dittersdorf D-Major concerto, 1st movement (without accompaniment) including candeza by Heinz Karl Gruber

    or

    Vanhal C-Major concerto, 1st movement (without accompaniment) including candeza by Heinz Karl Gruber. Excerpts number 21, 22, 23 and 24, recorded in that order.


    Round 3 will be a live audition in Gothenburg in spring 2021. Bottesini concerto 1st movement with cadenza and 2nd movement. Excerpts to be announced.


    Contacts

    Johan Nordin, Orchestra Manager,

    +46 31 726 53 60, johan.nordin@gso.se


    Union representative Symf:

    Hans Hernqvist, hans.hernqvist@gmail.com


  • Mandatory pieces

    Bottesini concerto 1st movement with cadenza and 2nd movement. Excerpts to be announced

  • Required document(s)
    • Identification number of passport or ID card
  • Video

    Video(s) required for pre-selection purposes only (details below). Does not replace the live audition.

    Before you start playing, we ask you to show your ID or Passport. All recordings have to be in one take and you mustn't talk.

    Preliminary round: excerpts number 1,2 and 3.

    Recorded in that order.