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AUDITION FORUM

Published On:

Jul 2, 2024

Slovakia

Concert Hall of the House of Arts, Moyzesova 66, Košice, Slovak Republic

Now Announcing:

Slovak State Philharmonic Košice

1st Violin Tutti

Application Deadline:

August 18, 2024

Auditions Begin:

September 2, 2024

Overview

Salary/Wages:

About this opportunity:

1st ROUND OF THE AUDITION:
a) Solo repertoire:
J. S. BACH: Sonatas and Partitas – two contrasting movements freely chosen
One of the following concertos – exposition of the 1st movement:
W. A. MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major (KV 216)
W. A. MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Major (KV 218)
W. A. MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major (KV 219)
b) Orchestral excerpts – 1st Violin:
STRAUSS: Don Juan, symphonic poem
MOZART: Symphony No. 39 E-flat major – 4th movement
2nd ROUND OF THE AUDITION:
a) Solo repertoire:
One of the following concertos – 1st and 2nd movements including cadenzas:
W. A. MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major (KV 216)
W. A. MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Major (KV 218)
W. A. MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major (KV 219)
b) Orchestral excerpts – 1st Violin:
SMETANA: My Country – Šárka
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 4 – 4th movement
SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 2 – 2nd movement
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9 – 3rd movement
All orchestral excerpts are available for download on the website https://www.sfk.sk/konkurzy
Please send your applications, along with a CV, contact information, and consent to the processing of personal data, by email to
konkurz@sfk.sk or by mail to the following address: Slovak State Philharmonic Košice, Moyzesova 66, 040 01 Košice, Slovak Republic.
The deadline for applications is 18th August 2024. Invitations to the audition will be sent to selected candidates by email
no later than 23rd August 2024.
Piano accompaniment in concertos is mandatory. The application must indicate whether the applicant requests the piano
accompaniment to be provided by the Slovak State Philharmonic Košice or if they will arrange their own accompanist. In case
the applicant requests an accompanist from the Slovak State Philharmonic Košice, they should also send information about the
selected concerto along with their application.
Applicants may perform from sheet music.
Slovak State Philharmonic Košice offers the following:
• Salary based on Act no. 553/2003 Coll. on the remuneration of certain employees in the performance of work in the public
interest and on the amendment of specific laws, depending on the experience achieved.
• Six weeks of vacation.
• Food allowance.
• Other benefits according to the Collective Agreement.

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