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.
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.
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.
Strauss: Ein Heldenleben
Bach: From Weihnachtsoratorium, Schliesse, mein Herze
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(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).