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LNOBT announces competition for one orchestra concertmaster's place and one second violin section concertmaster's place

General Information

  • The audition will take place on 9 January 2021 at 11:00 (the second round shall be held on 10 January at 16:00) in the Great Hall of the LNOBT;
  • The registration is open until 4 January;
  • The results of both competitions will be announced after the second round;
  • Planned salary: the coefficient of the fixed part of the orchestra concertmaster's position is 10, the ratio of the second violin section's concertmaster is 9. The variable part will depend on the professional qualifications and work experience of the staff.

Conditions of the Competition

Competition for the position of orchestra concertmaster First round

During the first round, performers play behind the screens.

  1. First part and cadenza of W. A. Mozart’s Violin Concerto (No. 1 – 5 optional)
  2. Excerpts from orchestral parts in the order indicated:
  • Excerpt from G. Verdi's opera Otello (rehearsal marks M to R 5th bar) Download>>>
  • Excerpt from the 3rd act of Puccini’s opera Madama Butterfly“ Download>>>
  • Variations No. 7 (solo) from Adam’s ballet “Giselle Download>>>
  • Excerpt from the Overture of Verdi's opera “La forza del destino” (from rehearsal mark N to the end) Download>>>

Second round

  1. Romantic concert, optional first part with cadenza (J. Sibelius, J. Brahms, P. Tchaikovsky, A. Dvorak, F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, M. Bruch)
  2. Orchestral parts upon the request of the jury:
  • First excerpt from P. Tchaikovsky’s ballet “Swan Lake” (solo) Download>>>
  • Second excerpt from P. Tchaikovsky’s ballet “Swan Lake” (solo) Download>>>
  • Excerpts (3) from Strauss opera “Der Rosenkavalier” Download>>>
  • Excerpt from R. Wagner’s opera “The Valkyrie” Download>>>
  • 6 (Presto) from S. Prokofiev’s ballet Romeo and Juliet Download>>>
  • Excerpt from Verdi’s opera “I vespri siciliani” (from 2nd bar after rehearsal mark M, 26 bars) Download>>>

Competition for the position of concertmaster of the orchestra's second violin section

During the first round, performers play behind the screens.

  1. First part and cadenza of W. A. Mozart’s Violin Concerto (No. 1 – 5 optional)
  2. Orchestral parts in the indicated order:
  • Excerpt from G. Verdi's opera Otello (rehearsal marks M to R) Download>>>
  • 5 from the 1st act of W. A. Mozart’s opera Le nozze di Figaro" (duet of Susanna and MarcellinaDownload>>>
  • Excerpt from the 2nd act of A. Mozart’s opera “The Magic Flute“ (Finale Allegro, bars 847-870) Download>>>
  • Excerpt from Strauss opera “Der Rosenkavalier” from the 1st act (from the beginning to rehearsal mark 8) Download>>>

More information:

Registration is obligatory to those who wish to participate in the audition.

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