Vacancies

Principal Viola (1) – Permanent

  • Vacancy Data

  • Institution
    Sinfonietta Rīga
  • Full description
    Principal Viola (1) – Permanent
  • Number of positions
    1
  • Type
    Permanent
  • Job share
    100%
  • Duration / Start
    August 8, 2022
  • Salary
    EUR 1350
  • Application deadline
    Closed
  • Additional notes

    Full details on the orchestra's website: https://www.sinfoniettariga.lv/en/news/139


  • Event
    • Audition – June 16, 2022 • 15:00
      Spīķeri Concert Hall
      Ģenerāļa Radziņa krastmala 3
      LV1050 Riga (Latvia)
      Notes: The Spīķeri Concert Hall is medium size venue and are inhabited by the chamber orchestra "Sinfonietta Rīga" and the "Latvian Radio Choir". This is where their daily work takes place, however concerts are held in this venue as well.
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  • Mandatory pieces

    All applicants play solo Viola from the following pieces:

    1. F.A. Hoffmeister – Concerto for Viola and Orchestra in D major (1st and 2nd movement with cadenza)

    or

    C. Stamitz – Concerto for Viola and Orchestra in D major (1st and 2nd movement with cadenza)

    2. J.S. Bach - 2 contrasting movements from 6 Suites for Cello Solo or 2 contrasting parts from 6 Sonatas and Partitas for Violin Solo

    3. One freely chosen piece

  • Orchestral excerpts

    All candidates play the Viola part from the following orchestral pieces:

    1. A. Berg – Three Pieces from Lyrical Suite: First Movement from beginning until the bar 44

    2. L. van Beethoven – Symphony No. 7: Second Movement from A to B; Third Movement from beginning until Assai meno presto

    3. S. Prokofiev – Symphony No. 1 in D major: First Movement, numbers 13 to 15; Fourth Movement, numbers 23 to 27

    4. D. Shostakovich – Symphony No. 14: Third Movement, bar 6 after 45 untill 47

    5. W. A. Mozart – Overture from the Opera “The Magic Flute”, bar 27.-53.

    6. A. Schoenberg – Chamber Symphony op. 9, Numbers 6-18; 66-77

    7. J. S. Bach – Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, Part III, bar 13 – until the End