AUDITION FOR THE VACANCY OF PRINCIPAL VIOLA

Artistic Director of State Chamber orchestra Sinfonietta Rīga Normunds Šnē calls for applications to the audition for the vacancy of PRINCIPAL VIOLA. The repertoire for the audition, excerpts from orchestral literature (with the exception of F. A. Hoffmeister, C. Stamitz, J. S. Bach and applicant's free choice musical piece) and application form can be downloaded here:

STATUTE OF THE COMPETITION

APLICATION FORM

REPERTOIRE OF THE COMPETITION

 

Sheet music

V. A. Mozart – The Magic Flute, Overture

L. Van Beethoven – Symphony No. 7, part 2 A-B

L. Van Beethoven – Symphony No. 7, Part 3 from the beginning – Assai meno presto

S. Prokofiev – Symphony No. 1 (Classical), Part 1, 13-15

S. Prokofiev – Symphony No. 1 (Classical), Part 4, 23-27

D. Shostakovich – Symphony No. 14, Part 3, 6. bar after 45 to 47

A. Schoenberg – Chamber Symphony op. 9, 6-18

A. Schoenberg – Chamber Symphony op. 9, 66-77

A. Berg – Three Pieces from Lyric Suite, Part 1, from the beginning – 44. bar

J. S. Bach – Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, Part III, bar 13 – until the End

 

Audition place and time

8 October 2019 from 3 p.m.​

Riga, Ģenerāļa Radziņa krastmala 3, Spīķeri Concert Hall

 

Document submission

until 1 October 2019

The filled in application form (indicating if an accompanist will be required for the audition), CV (indicating the possibility to obtain recommendations from the previous employers), motivation letter and copies of documents confirming education (or further education if available) can be submitted by one of the following means:

 

by e-mail

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to gints@sinfoniettariga.lv

 

by mail

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addressed to “Sinfonietta Riga PRINCIPAL VIOLA AUDITION”, Maskavas street 4, Riga, Latvia, LV-1050 (postmarked no later than 1 October 2019)

 

or in person

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to the office manager of VSIA “Latvijas Koncerti”, Riga, Maskavas street 4, on working days from 10 a.m. to 4. p.m.

Ph. +371 67205485

 

For more details, contact:

Mr. Gints Ozoliņš

Ph. +371 67215018

E-mail: gints@sinfoniettariga.lv

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