Vacancies

French Horn/Ticino Musica Festival Orchestra – Academy

  • Vacancy Data

  • Institution
    Ticino Musica Festival
  • Full description
    French Horn/Ticino Musica Festival Orchestra – Academy
  • Type
    Academy
  • Duration / Start
    July 18, 2022 - July 30, 2022
  • Application deadline
    Closed
  • Additional notes

    The project revolves around collaboration and mutual exchange between leading international artists and talented early career musicians, offering an opportunity for both professional development and performance at the highest level. In the setting of some of the most beautiful scenery in Europe, the Festival Orchestra will prepare two programmes of classical and contemporary masterpieces for performance across two weeks of the Festival.

    Conductor: Alexander Shelley 

    Online auditions: free application for online auditions by 1 March 2022. Applications are welcomed from participants of all nationalities over the age of 18.

    Application deadline: March 1st

    Scholarships: each participant will receive a scholarship of CHF 1000.- for travel and accommodation costs. No participation fee is requested. The organization can offer suitable accommodation at a reasonable price.


    Program of the concerts

    First concert

    • Ludwig van Beethoven, Coriolan Overture Op. 62
    • Ludwig van Beethoven, Concerto for Violin, Cello, and Piano in C major, Op. 56
    • Ludwig van Beethoven,  Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92

    Second concert

    • Sergei Prokofiev, Symphony No. 1 in D major, Op. 25
    • Frank Martin, Concerto for seven wind instruments, timpani, percussion, and string orchestra
    • Richard Wagner, Siegfried Idyll, WWV 103
    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Symphony No. 35 in D major, K. 385


  • Mandatory pieces

    High French Horn

    W. A. Mozart, Horn Concerto n. 4 in E-flat Major K 495, 1st Movement (without Cadenza)

    Low French Horn

    W. A. Mozart, Horn Concerto n. 3 in E-flat Major K 447, 1st Movement (without Cadenza)



  • Orchestral excerpts

    High French Horn

    • M. Ravel, Piano Concerto in G, 1st Movement
    • L.v. Beethoven, Symphony n. 6 "Pastorale"
    • L.v. Beethoven, Symphony n. 7 in A major, 1st and 3rd Movement

    Low French Horn

    • L.v. Beethoven, Symphony n. 3 "Eroica", 3rd Movement (2° Horn)
    • L.v. Beethoven, Symphony n. 9, 3rd Movement (4° Horn)
    • L.v. Beethoven, Symphony n. 7 in A major, 1st and 3rd Movement (2° Horn)