Vacancies

Concertmaster I (1) – Permanent

  • Vacancy Data

  • Institution
    Stavanger Symphony Orchestra
  • Full description
    Concertmaster I (1) – Permanent
  • Obligatory instrument
    Concertmaster
  • Number of positions
    1
  • Type
    Permanent
  • Duration / Start
    By arrangement
  • Salary
    From NOK 709,587 to 718.613 pr. year, depending on seniority
  • Application deadline
    Closed
  • Additional notes

    New audition day(s) will be announced later due to the corona situation.


    Concertmaster and Co-Leader share equally leading the orchestra.

    The concertmaster duty is max. 29 weeks of playing in the orchestra per year.

    You are also welcome to apply for Assistant principal.

  • Event notes

    Candidates have to pay travel and hotel.

    Audition only for invited candidates.

    We adhere to the authorities' advice and orders regarding Corona and if necessary we will postpone the audition.

  • Mandatory pieces

    Mozart: Violin concerto 3,4 or 5 (free choice) 1. and 2. movement with cadenza

    1. movement with cadenza of a Violin Concerto by Beethoven,

    Brahms, Sibelius or Tchaikovsky.

  • Orchestral excerpts

    Strauss: Morgen

    Strauss: Ein Heldenleben

    Bach: From Weihnachtsoratorium, Schliesse, mein Herze

    Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherazade

    Shostakovich: 5. Symphony, from 2nd movement

    Brahms: 1. Symphony

    Dvorak: 8. Symphony

    Ravel: Ma mere l`Oye , last movement

    Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, no. 4 scene

    Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet, Act 3 Aubade

    Beethoven: Missa Solemnis

    Strauss: Don Juan

    Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra

    Mozart: Symphony 39, 4th movement

    Shostakovich: 5. Symphony, from 9 to 12

    Mahler: 5. Symphony 1st movement. from 4 to 6

    Mahler: 10. Symphony from bar 154 to 172

  • Video

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

    We require applicants to submit a video recording of the first movement of a Mozart concerto of choice (with or without piano).