First soloist co-leader cello
The laureate who takes up the position is offered a fixed-term contract of maximum 12 months. After this time and in case of positive evaluation a renewal of the contract (limited or unlimited) can be proposed.
The instrument played during the auditions should be the same as the one played with the orchestra.
Sufficient knowledge (both active and passive) of English is required in order to be able to function properly in the position applied for. Knowledge or willingness to acquire basic understanding of French or Dutch.
The Belgian National Orchestra does not reimburse any expenses - neither travel costs nor hotel expenses.
Address: Galerie Ravenstein 51, 1000 Brussels (150m from "Brussels Central Station", entrance halfway up the left stairs at the end of the gallery)
Haydn in D Maj, 1st mvt + Cadenza
Orchestral Soli + excerpts (see below)
Romantic Concerto (see below)
Romantic Concerto, complete, choose from
Dvorak or Schumann
Brahms, Pianoconcerto nr. 2, Andante
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet
Rossini, Guillaume Tell
Shostakovitch, Sym. 15
Sibelius, Swan of Tuolena
Mendelssohn, Sym. 4, Saltarello
Beethoven, Sym. 8, Menuet
Brahms, Sym. 2
Prokofiev, Violinconcerto nr 2, Finale
Strauss, Ein Heldenleben
Strauss, Don Juan
Tchaikovsky, Symphony nr 6
Mahler, Symphony nr 2