Orchestra of the National Theatre Brno opera ensemble is looking for a cello concert master

28 February 2019, 1:00
Orchestra of the National Theatre Brno opera ensemble is looking for a cello concert master

The National Theatre Brno management announces an audition for a cello concert master for the orchestra of the opera (a full-time job).

The audition will take place on 13 May 2019 at 11:00 o’clock at the Janáček Theatre. Candidates must perform compulsory compositions and orchestral solos.

Compulsory compositions for the candidates:

S. Bach: Prelude and Gigue from any suite for cello, then the first movement of any cello concerto from the Classicist period, then

two contrasting movements from any cello concerto from the Romanticism period or from the 20th century

(possibly also P. I. Tchaikovsky: The Variations on a Rococo Theme)

Orchestral solos:

W. A. ​​Mozart: Don Giovanni number 12; G. Puccini: Tosca Act III;

P. I. Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Act II. number 13; Eugene Onegin Act I number 10; Sleeping Beauty number 15;

Orchestral parts:

W. A. ​​Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro – Overture; B. Smetana: The Bartered Bride - Overture;

Bizet: Carmen – Act I Finale; G. Verdi: Aida Act II and Act IV number 7;

Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet - Act I selected sections;

Written applications together with a brief artistic biography, address and telephone contact must be sent by 9 May 2019 at the latest to the following address: Umělecká správa Janáčkovy opery NdB, Dvořákova 11, 657 70 Brno. National Theatre Brno does not provide répétiteurs.

Contact person: Petr Schuster, Secretary of the Janáček Opera NdB Orchestra, phone: +420 724 344 365, e-mail: schuster@ndbrno.cz

Sheet music of the orchestral parts will be sent electronically to the subscribers upon request.

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