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Published On:

Jul 2, 2024


plac Wojciecha Kilara 1, 40-202 Katowice, Poland

Now Announcing:

Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra

Deputy Solo Horn

Application Deadline:

September 1, 2024

Auditions Begin:

October 14, 2024



About this opportunity:


The auditions will take place on 14.10.2024 at 14:00 at the seat of NOSPR in Katowice, plac Wojciecha Kilara 1.

Please submit your applications by post, addressed: NOSPR, Plac W. Kilara 1, 40-202 Katowice, with the note “do Działu Personalnego” on the envelope; or by email: by 01.09.2024. Please title your email as follows: „Orchestra Musician Deputy Solo Horn”.

An application must contain a CV complete with a description of the candidate’s artistic achievements and a link to an audiovisual recording made without any editing of following orchestral excerpts:

1. D. Szostakowicz – Symphony No. 5

2. R. Strauss – Till Eulenspiegel

3. F. Mendelssohn – A Midsummer Night's Dream

Only selected candidates will be invited to participate in the auditions. They will be informed about participation in the auditions no later than on 14.09.2024.

The candidate must indicate whether they will require a NOSPR-provided accompanist.


1) To be chosen by the candidate:

W. A. Mozart – Horn Concerto No. 2 in E-flat major KV 417 1st movement Allegro maestoso and 2nd movement Andante


W. A. Mozart – Horn Concerto No. 4 in E-flat major, KV 495 1st movement Allegro moderato (without cadenza) and 2nd movement Romance. Andante cantabile

2) R. Strauss – Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, Op. 11 1st movement Allegro

2nd STAGE (Sheet music for the selected orchestra fragments will be emailed to persons qualified for the auditions on 14.09.2024. The candidate may freely decide on the order in which they perform the pieces.):

Orchestra solos:

1) R. Strauss – Ein Heldenleben

2) L. van Beethoven - Symphony No. 7

3) G. Rossini - ,,The Barber of Seville" Overture

4) P. Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 5

5) J. Brahms - Symphony No. 3

6) M. Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition (Promenade)

7) D. Shostakovich - Cello Concerto No. 1

8) G. Mahler - Symphony No. 5

9) A. Dvorak - Symphony No. 9

Please add the following to your CV: “Pursuant to art. 6(1)(a) of the General Data Protection Regulation of 27th April 2016 (EU Official Journal L 119 of 04.05.2016), I hereby consent to my personal data, exceeding that resulting from art. 221 of the Labour Code, included in the application sent by me, being processed by NOSPR for the purposes of the recruitment process.”


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