Violin II tutti 100% (1) – Permanent

  • Vacancy Data

  • Institution
    Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Full description
    Violin II tutti 100% (1) – Permanent
  • Number of positions
  • Type
  • Duration / Start
    August 31, 2020
  • Salary
    from USD61,839 per annum
  • Application deadline
  • Additional notes

    For shortlisting purpose, please submit an unedited video recording of the audition repertoire (see below) no later than 31 March 2020.

    Results of the shortlisting process will be communicated to all applicants in the week of 13 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.

  • Event
    • Audition – May 18, 2020 • 10:00
      Hong Kong Cultural Centre
      10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Shui, Kwoloon
      999077 Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
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  • Optional pieces


    1. Exposition of 1st movement of any Mozart Concerto
    2. Exposition of 1st movement of any Romantic Concerto, no cadenza
  • Orchestral excerpts

    (Revised on 10 February 2020)

    2nd violin part        

    1. Bruckner Symphony No. 9, last movement (from Fig. D for 12 bars)
    2. Bartok Concerto for Orchestra, last movement (bars 265 – 317)
    3. Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2, second movement (11 before Fig. 33 to 3 before Fig. 35)

    1st violin part

    1. Richard Strauss Don Juan (1st page)
  • Prerequisites
    • Minimum age on August 31, 2020: 18
  • Video

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

    Video Recording Guidelines

    1. Video must be shot in a single take to replicate a live audition, without deleting any false starts or errors. Time may be taken between excerpts according to how you would work in a live audition.
    2. Candidates must record all pieces specified under "Optional Pieces" and "Orchestral Excerpts".
    3. Excerpts must be recorded in the order listed.
    4. Video must cover performer's body and full instrument for each excerpt.
    5. Candidates must ensure that they record the highest quality sound possible on the video recording. 

    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.