The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) is recruiting a Principal Tuba (1-year contract) to join the orchestra for 2020/21 Season. For shortlisting purpose, please submit an unedited video recording of the audition repertoire (see below) no later than 9 April 2020.
Results of the shortlisting process will be communicated to all applicants in the week of 20 April 2020. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a live audition to be held in Hong Kong on 18 May 2020.
Travel expenses will be paid for if invited for audition.
1. Wagner Die Meistersinger: Prelude – Fig. J to Fig. L
2. Prokofiev Symphony no. 5
1st movt – Fig. 3 to 2 bars before Fig. 6
3. Wagner Die Walküre – Ride of Valkyries
4. Mahler Symphony no. 1
3rd movt – 4 bars before Fig. 3 to 3 bars before Fig. 4
5. Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique
4th movt – Fig. 56 to 6 bars after Fig.57
5th movt – Fig. 84 to the end
6. Respighi Fountains of Rome – pick up to Fig. 11 to Fig. 14
Video(s) required for pre-selection purposes only (details below). Does not replace the live audition.
Video Recording Guidelines
In support of your application, besides the optional pieces and the required orchestral excerpts, you are welcome to provide (if any) videos of your recitals, solo performances etc.