Orchestra vacancies

FLANDERS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA IS AUDITIONING FOR CELLO (TUTTI), PRINCIPAL TIMPANI AND FIRST HORN

 

Flanders Symphony Orchestra is a professional, entrepreneurial symphony orchestra, which is young at heart and made up of about sixty first-class, committed and passionate musicians. With world-class soloists, Flanders Symphony Orchestra offers performances and creations of contemporary work, as well as stylish interpretations of the established symphonic repertoire from the Classical period onwards.

 

Flanders Symphony Orchestra has a unique and flexible orchestral model: every year, our musicians receive a seasonal contract for the productions for which they are to be engaged. The contract contains a highly detailed description of the services expected of the musician.

 

AUDITION CELLO (TUTTI)

 

Date and location:

Monday 21 November 2016. 9.30 AM

Location: Music studio deSingel - Desguinlei 25 - 2018 Antwerpen

 

Applications

Closing date for applications: Monday 7 November 2016

Scores and practical information will be sent upon receiving your application.

 

Flanders Symphony Orchestra

Production

Westmeers 74

8000 Brugge 

Belgium

+32 050 84 05 87

auditie@symfonieorkest.be

 

Please add a recent CV to your application.

 

Foreign musicians are friendly requested to send a work permit with their letter of application.

 

Please mind: We offer a framework contract consisting of several temporary contracts per production. This contract system enables you to combine your position in our orchestra with other job activities.

 

 

Programme

 

Round 1 (behind screens)

 

CONCERTO

  • J. Haydn
    Celloconcerto in C  |  1st movement

OR

  • J.Haydn
    Celloconcerto in D  |  1st movement

 

 

ORCHESTRA EXCERPTS

  • Selection from the orchestra excerpts of the 2nd round

 

Round 2

 

ORCHESTRA EXCERPTS

  • F. Mendelssohn
    A Midsummernight's Dream
  • F. Mendelssohn
    Overture die Hebriden
  • J. Brahms
    Symphony n°2
  • A. Schönberg
    Verklärte Nacht
  • S. Prokofiev
    Classical Symphony
  • C. Debussy
    La Mer
  • E. Elgar
    Enigma variations
  • G. Mahler
    Symphony n°4
  • P.I. Tchaikovsky
    Symphony n°6
  • J. Beethoven
    Symphony n°5
  • I. Stravinsky
    Le sacre du printemps

 

Round 3

 

QUINTET WITH THE STRING PRINCIPALS:

  • W.A. Mozart
    Symfonie n° 39  |  1st movement

 

 

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AUDITION TIMPANI

 

Date and location:

Monday 5 December 2016. 9.30 am

Muziekstudio de Singel, Desguinlei 25, 2018 Antwerpen

 

 

Applications

 

Closing date for applications: Monday 21 November 2016

Scores and practical information will be sent upon receiving your application.

 

Flanders Symphony Orchestra

Production

Westmeers 74

8000 Brugge

Belgium

+32 050 84 05 87

auditie@symfonieorkest.be

 

Please add a recent CV to your application.

 

Foreign musicians are friendly requested to send a work permit with their letter of application.

 

Please mind: we offer a framework contract consisting of several temporary contracts per production. This contract system enables you to combine your position in our orchestra with other job activities.

 

 

Programme

 

Round 1 (behind screens)

 

LITTLE TIMPANI WITH CALF HEAD COL LEGNO

  • W.A. Mozart          
    Zauberflöte   l   Ouverture bar 194 till end
  • L. Van Beethoven  
    Symphony 1   l  Menuetto, Allegro molto vivace

 

DÖRFLER TIMPANI WITH CALF HEAD – 23”-26”-27”-29”32”

  • J. Brahms
    Symphony 1  l  1st part, start 4th part: 16 bar before Piu Allegro till end

 

ADAMS TIMPANI – 23”-26”-29”-32”

  • Krüger
    Etude 45

 

 

Round 2

 

LITTLE TIMPANI WITH CALF HEAD COL LEGNO

  • W.A. Mozart            
    Symphony 39   |   Adagio
  • L. Van Beethoven  
    Symphony 5   |   Fragment of 3rd part Fragment of 4th part

 

DÖRFLER TIMPANI WITH CALF HEAD – 23”-26”-27”-29”32”

  • L. Van Beethoven    
    Symphony 7   |   1st part, Vivace
  • L. Van Beethoven    
    Symphony 9   |   1st part, bar 16-35/bar 297-345/ bar 513-end 1st part /2nd part bar 246-297
  • B. Britten                  
    The Young Person’s Guide   |   Theme A, E, F + variation M
  • F. Martin                  
    Concerto for 7 winds   |   3rd part, Allegro Vivace - from 5 bars before 19 till 8 bars after 22.
  • P. Hindemith            
    Symphonic Metamorphoses   |   2nd part, Turandot, Scherzo, S-T / V-8 bar after W


ADAMS TIMPANI – 23”-26”-29”-32”

  • V. Firth
    Solo Impression for 4 timpani → with piano accompagnement**

 

 

Round 3

 

LITTLE TIMPANI WITH CALF HEAD COL LEGNO

  • L. Van Beethoven
    Pianoconcerto 5   |   Rondo, start till bar 42 / H till end

 

DÖRFLER TIMPANI WITH CALF HEAD – 23”-26”-27”-29”32”

  • P.I. Tschaikovsky      
    Symphony 4   |   1st part, bars 313 – 352
  • B. Bartok                  
    Concerto for orchestra   |   4th part, Calmo, bars 42 – 51
  • B. Bartok                  
    Music for strings, perc & cel    |   2nd part, Allegro, bars 301 – 339 4th part, Allegro Molto, bars 26 – 44
  • E. Elgar                    
    Enigma Variations   l   7nd part, Presto
  • R. Strauss                
    Burleske   l   Start / L till end
  • R. Strauss                
    Rosenkavalier   l   3rd akt, Quick Waltz till 5 after 71 → with piano accompaniment**

 

 

** The orchestra will provide a piano accompanist. You are free to bring your own accompanist as well. Please do inform us beforehand if the latter is the case. 

 

 

 

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AUDITION FIRST HORN

Date and location:
Friday 16 December 2016. 9.30 AM
Location: Music studio deSingel - Desguinlei 25 - 2018 Antwerpen

 

Applications

Closing date for applications: Friday 2 December 2016
Scores and practical information will be sent upon receiving your application.

 

Flanders Symphony Orchestra
Production
Westmeers 74
8000 Brugge
Belgium
+32 050 84 05 87
auditie@symfonieorkest.be

 

Please add a recent CV to your application.

 

Foreign musicians are friendly requested to send a work permit with their letter of application.

 

Please mind: We offer a framework contract consisting of several temporary contracts per production. This contract system enables you to combine your position in our orchestra with other job activities.

 

 

Programme

Round 1 (behind screens)

1. W.A. Mozart – Horn Concerto 4 in Es. Part 1.

2. Orchestra excerpts.

 

Round 2

1. R. Strauss – Horn Concerto 1 in Eb. Part 1.

2. Orchestra Excerpts.

 

Round 3

Orchestra excerpts:

1. L. Van Beethoven   Symphony n° 6

2. J. Brahms   Symphony n° 1

3. J. Brahms   Symphony n° 2

4. A. Dvorak   Symphony n° 9

5. C. Franck   Symphony in D minor

6. J. Haydn   Symphony n° 31

7. F. Mendelssohn   Notturno from Midsummernight’s Dream

8. M. Ravel   Pavane pour une infante défunte

9. R. Strauss   Tijl Uylenspiegel

10. I. Stravinsky   Firebird

11. P.I. Tchaikovksy   Symphony n° 5