The audition to fill the second flautist vacancy in the Brno Philharmonic

12 February 2021, 2:00
The audition to fill the second flautist vacancy in the Brno Philharmonic

The Brno Philharmonic has announced an audition to fill the position of second flute player playing piccolo flute and alto flute. The expected start date is August 2021.

To apply, please send your application in writing, including your structured CV giving your personal and contact details and indicating your performing experience, as well as a carbon copy of a document proving your completed education (at least a final exam as part of your secondary-level education is the minimum required as per the date of entry) by 30 April 2021 at the latest to: Filharmonie Brno, p. o., Komenského nám. 534/8, 602 00 Brno or email the documents to: romana.bartonova@filharmonie-brno.cz. Please tell us if you need a piano accompaniment or sheet music to be sent to you by us in your application. Printed or electronic sheet music will be provided, if requested, after the application deadline by the Brno Philharmonic archive to those who submitted their applications (contact details: magdalena.dostalova@filharmonie-brno.cz, telephone: 539 092 848) and will also be available for download fromwww.filharmonie-brno.czThe audition will take place at the headquarters of the Brno Philharmonic, address: Besední dům, Komenského náměstí 8, at 10 a.m. on 31 May 2021. 

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:

Round 1:

W.A. Mozart: Flute Concerto No. 1 in G Major, K. 313, Movement 1 & 2 including cadences

  1. Vivaldi: Piccolo Concerto in A Minor, RV 445, Movement 1 & 2

Round 2:

Orchestral parts, flute II

  1. Smetana: The Bartered Bride – the prelude
  2. Smetana: My Fatherland (the Vltava poem)
  3. Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 in E Minor “From the New World”, op. 95
  4. Janáček: Sinfonietta, Movement 3 & 5
  5. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Italian Symphony – Movement 3 – Scherzo
  6. Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9, Movement 3

Orchestral parts – piccolo flute

  1. Dvořák: Symphony No. 6, Scherzo
  2. Dvořák, Slavonic Dance No. 2
  3. van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, Movement 4, “Marsch”

P.I. Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4, Movement 3

  1. Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9, Movement 1 & 3

Orchestral parts – alto flute

  1. Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
  2. Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé

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