Double Bass

3./2. Double Bass 100% (1) – Permanent

  • Vacancy Data

  • Institution
    Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto Casa da Música
  • Full description
    3./2. Double Bass 100% (1) – Permanent
  • Number of positions
  • Type
  • Duration / Start
    By arrangement
  • Application deadline
  • Additional notes
    The first contract agreement considers a period between one to three years after which could then be confirmed as a permanent contract.

    Applications will be subject to a pre-selection, based on the analysis of CV and other materials that we strongly recommend that candidates should supply at the application platform [especially excerpts of video recording of performance(s)], and the candidate will be informed of the result by 6 September 2019.
  • Event
    • Audition – 01.10.2019 • 10:00
      Casa da Música
      Avenida Boavista 604-610
      4149-071 Porto (Portugal)
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  • Mandatory pieces
    ROUND 1
    Beethoven: Symphony nr. 5 (3rd mov: Allegro until bar 100 + Trio until bar 219)

    ROUND 3
    Excerpts from previous round
  • Optional pieces
    ROUND 1
    Classical Concerto (1st mov. with cadenza) of:
    Dittersdorf Concerto nr. 2 OR Vanhal Concerto

    ROUND 3
    1st mov. of one Romantic or XX century Concerto (to be chosen by the candidate from the following options):
    Giovanni Bottesini Concerto nr. 2 OR Serge Koussevitzky Concerto op. 3
  • Orchestral excerpts
    ROUND 2

    (please see details in the attached document)

    Mozart: Symphony nr. 40
    Beethoven: Symphony nr. 9
    Beethoven: Symphony nr. 3
    Strauss: Ein Heldenleben
    Bruckner: Symphony nr. 7

    Haydn: Symphony nr. 31
    Stravinsky: Pulcinella
    Mahler: Symphony nr. 1
  • Discography