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AUDITIONS

 

 

 

Sinfonietta Cracovia has a pleasure to announce opening for the positions:

 

  • viola solo (18.05.2018)
  • II violin – tutti (19.05.2018)

 

All applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with description of their artistic achievements.
Application has to include candidate’s contact details (full name, address, phone number, e-mail address)
and the clause regarding the processing of personal data.

The application should be sent to:

 

Sinfonietta Cracovia
ul. Papiernicza 2
31–221 Kraków
Poland

 

with additional information: Viola solo, II Violin – tutti (choose as appropriate)

or to the e-mail address: office@sinfoniettacracovia.com.

 

Application deadline: 6 April, 2018.

 

The auditions will take place on 18 May 2018 (viola solo) and on 19 May 2018 (II violin – tutti).
Only selected candidates will be invited by the Orchestra’s office to participate.

 

VIOLA AUDITION

SOLO POSITION

18 MAY 2018

 

Franz Anton Hoffmeister – Viola Concerto in D Major, 1 st movement (with cadenza)

or

Carl Stamitz – Viola Concerto in D Major, Op. 1, 1 st movement (with P. Klengl cadenza)

 

AND

 

Béla Bartók – Viola Concerto, Op. posth., 1 st movement

or

Krzysztof Penderecki – Viola Concerto (whole piece)

or

William Turner Walton – Viola Concerto, 1 st movement

or

Paul Hindemith – Der Schwanendreher, 1 st movement

 

AND

ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS

(the obligatory excerpts are marked within red brackets)

 

1. W. A. Mozart ‒ Symphony No. 35 in D major, K. 385

2. A. Vranitzky ‒ Streichquintett (Viola I) in G minor Op. 8 No. 2

3. L. v. Beethoven ‒ Symphony No. 3 Op. 55

4. F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy ‒ Symphony No. 4 in A major („Italian”) Op. 90, 2 nd movement

5. F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy ‒ Symphony No. 4 in A major („Italian”) Op. 90, 4 th movement

6. B. Bartók ‒ Divertimento, 2 nd movement

7. S. Prokofiev ‒ Symphony No. 1 in D major („Classical Symphony”) Op. 25

8. G. Bacewicz ‒ Concerto for String Orchestra

9. K. Penderecki ‒ Sinfonietta per archi, 1 st movement

10. K. Penderecki ‒ Sinfonietta per archi, 2 nd movement

11. K. Penderecki ‒ Sinfonietta No. 3

 

The orchestra provides piano accompaniment.

 

DOWNLOAD:

VIOLA – ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS

 

 

II VIOLIN AUDITION

TUTTI POSITION

19 MAY 2018

 

Johann Sebastian Bach – two contrasting parts or Ciaccona from one of the sonatas or partit for violin solo.

 

AND

 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – 1st mov. of one of the Violin Concertos (with any cadenza):

 

• No. 1 in B flat major, KV 207,
• No. 2 in D major, KV 211,
• No. 3 in G major, KV 216,
• No. 4 in D major, KV 218,
• No. 5 in A major KV 219.

 

AND

 

1st or 2nd and 3rd mov. of a violin concerto composed in 19th or 20th century; chosen by the candidate.

 

AND

ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS

(the obligatory excerpts are marked within red brackets)

 

1. W. A. Mozart ‒ Symphony No. 35 in D major, KV 385.
2. W. A. Mozart ‒ Symphony No. 41 C major, KV 551.
3. L. van Beethoven ‒ Symphony No. 4 in B flat major.
4. G. Rossini ‒ Sonata No. 1 in G major.
5. F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy ‒ Symphony No. 4 in A major Op. 90.
6. S. Prokofiev ‒ Symphony No. 1 in D Major ‘Classical Symphony’ Op. 25.
7. D. Shostakovich ‒ Symphony No. 1 Op.10.
8. G. Bacewicz ‒ Concerto for string orchestra.
9. K. Penderecki ‒ Sinfonietta per archi.

 

The programme can be performed from the score or from memory.
The orchestra provides piano accompaniment.

 

DOWNLOAD:

II VIOLIN – ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS