• Vacancy Data

  • Institution
    Royal Danish Orchestra/Det Kongelige Teater og Kapel
  • Full description
    Principal Double Bass (1) – Permanent
  • Number of positions
    1
  • Type
    Permanent
  • Job share
    100%
  • Duration / Start
    By arrangement
  • Application deadline
    Closed
  • Additional notes

    THE ROYAL DANISH THEATER AND ORCHESTRA

    ORCHESTRA AUDITION

    Principal Double Bass

     

    On Monday and Tuesday the 4th an 5th of October 2021 an audition is scheduled for a position in the Royal Danish Orchestra as Principal Double Bass.

     

    The vacancy is to be filled as per 1st of January 2022 or according to agreement.

     

  • Mandatory pieces

    The audition pieces to be played are as follows:

     

    1st Round (behind screen):

    Solo:

    C.D. von Dittersdorf Concerto, 1st mvt with Cadenza, OR R J.B. Vanhal Concerto, 1st mvt with Canenza.

    Applicants are free to use any edition and Cadenza

    Orchestral Excerpts:

    Beethoven: Symphony 5, 3rd mvt

    Strauss: Ein Heldenleben

    2nd Round (without screen):

    Solo:

    S. Koussevitzky Concerto, 1st mvt OR  G. Bottesini Concerto no.2, 1st mvt with Cadenza.

    Orchestral Excerpts:

    Mozart: Magic Flute, Overture

    Nielsen: Maskarade, Overture

    R. Strauss: Rosenkavalier, Act 2

    3. runde (without screen):

    Orchestral Excerpts:

    Wagner: Valkyrien, Akt 1, Scene 2 and Akt 2, Scene 4

    Wagner: Parsifal, Akt 2

    Verdi: Rigoletto, Akt 1 no.3, Duetto

    Verdi: Otello. Act 4 (soli)

    Beethoven: Symphony 9, 4th mvt. Recitativo

     

     

     

    All orchestral excerpts can be downloaded at:

    https://kglteater.dk/en/kgl/orchestra-auditions.

     

  • Optional pieces

    Interested candidates can if they want a prescreening send a sound file to       

     jeju@kglteater and ask for a valuation. File should be sent at latest 26 of August, and you will have a comment 1st og September.

    Repertoire for tape is:

    Solo:

    C.D. von Dittersdorf Concerto, 1st mvt OR J.B. Vanhal Concerto, 1st mvt (all editions accepted)

     

    Orchestral Excerpt:

    Beethoven: Symphony 5, mvt 3