Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra invites applications for the positions of
PRINCIPAL AND SUB-PRINCIPAL CELLO
Positions (sitting 2nd, and 3 rd) with obligation to lead, are permanent. Work begins on August 26th 2019 or as agreed.
Audition on Saturday May 25th 2019 at 11 a.m. (Finnish time, GMT+3) in Tampere Hall, Finland
Required audition repertoire
Haydn Cello Concerto No 2 D major, I movement with cadenza
Dvořák: Cello Concerto b minor I movement OR Schumann Cello Concerto I movement
o 1. Beethoven: Symphony No. 5: II Andante con moto -3 short passages
o 2. Strauss: Don Juan -from beginning to letter D
o 3. Brahms: Symphony No. 2: II Adagio non troppo – from beginning to bar 41
o 4. Shostakovich: Symphony No. 15: II Adagio – from beginning to 3 bars after number 63
o 5. Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2: III Andante – bars 71-99
o 6. Mahler: Symphony No. 5: II Stürmisch bewegt – bars188-253 and V Rondo – bars 55-84
o 7. Adams Doctor Atomic Symphony – bars 66-101
o 8. Strauss: Also Spracht Zarathustra – from number 18 to 1 bar after number 23
o 9. Brahms: Haydn Variations – Var I and Var V
o Chamber Music Excerpt 1. Cello
Schubert: String Quintet C Major D956: I Allegro ma non troppo – from beginning to repeat sign
Application time: March 20th ─ April 30th 2019 (application time ends at 23:59 p.m. Finnish time, GMT +3)
Application only by using this e-application form.
Invitation and orchestral material will be sent to the applicants invited to the audition by email after the application time has closed.
The orchestra will provide a pianist for the audition.
For further information please contact Deputy General Manager Elina Aho-Kuusama, 050 3887133, email@example.com.
Our auditions are open to all nationalities.
Please do not send us a tape. The candidates are invited personally to the audition by e-mail after the application time.
Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra will not provide any compensation for travel or accommodation expenses.
Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra will provide a pianist for the auditions.
Our orchestra tunes to a1 = 442 Hz.
Please look for more information about the orchestra and its season schedule on our website. Also a useful source of information is the website of Tampere Hall (where the orchestra rehearses and performs).