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AUDITIONS

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

 

  • viola solo
  • viola tutti
  • double bass solo

 

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: I hereby give consent for my personal data included in my application to be processed for the purposes of the recruitment process under the Personal Data Protection Act as of 29 August 1997, consolidated text: Journal of Laws 2016, item 922 as amended.

The application should be sent to:

 

Sinfonietta Cracovia
ul. Papiernicza 2
31–221 Kraków
Poland

 

with additional information: Viola solo / Viola tutti / Double bass solo (choose as appropriate)

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

 

Application deadline: 6 March, 2017.

 

The auditions will take place on 29 March 2017 (viola, both solo and tutti) and on 30 March 2017 (double bass solo).
Only selected candidates will be invited by the Orchestra’s office to participate.

 

VIOLA AUDITION

SOLO AND TUTTI POSITIONS

29 MARCH 2017

 

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

 

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

 

DOWNLOAD:

VIOLA REPERTOIRE

VIOLA ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS

 

All of the repertoire is obligatory for both solo and tutti candidates.

The orchestra provides piano accompaniment.

 

DOUBLE BASS AUDITION

SOLO POSITION

30 MARCH 2017

 

K. D. von Dittersdorf ‒ Double Bass Concerto in E major (D major) (1 st mov. with cadenza)

or

J. B. Vanhal ‒ Double Bass Concerto (1 st mov. with cadenza)*

 

* ‒ please inform us in which tonality you will be playing

 

AND

 

S. Koussevitzky ‒ Double Bass Concerto, Op. 3 (1 st and 2 nd mov.)

or

G. Bottesini ‒ Double Bass Concerto No. 2 in B minor (1 st and 2 nd mov.)

or

G. Bottesini ‒ Double Bass Concerto No. 1 in F-sharp minor (1 st and 2 nd mov.)

or

S. B. Poradowski ‒ Concerto for Double Bass and Orchestra, Op. 26 (1 st and 2 nd mov.)

or

E. Tubin ‒ Double Bass Concerto (1 st and 2 nd mov.)

or

N. Rota ‒ Divertimento Concertante for double bass and orchestra (1 st and 2 nd mov.)

or

F. Schubert ‒ Arpeggione Sonata, D.821 (1 st mov.)

 

AND

ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS

 

1. J. S. Bach ‒ Violin Concerto in E major, BWV 1042

2. W. A. Mozart ‒ Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492

3. W. A. Mozart ‒ Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550

4. W. A. Mozart ‒ Symphony No. 41 in C major, K. 551

5. L. van Beethoven ‒ Symphony No. 7, Op. 92

6. F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy ‒ Symphony No. 4 op. 90 ("Italian")

7. P. Tchaikovsky ‒ Serenade for String Orchestra, Op. 48

8. P. Tchaikovsky ‒ The Nutcracker Suite (Trepak), Op. 71a

9. K. Penderecki ‒ Sinfonietta No. 3

10. J. Haydn ‒ Symphony No. 31 in D major, Hob. I:31

11. G. Mahler ‒ Symphony No. 1

12. I. Stravinsky ‒ Pulcinella*

13. I. Stravinsky ‒ Pulcinella (piano)

 

* ‒ Stravinsky’s Pulcinella should be performed with piano accompaniment.

 

DOWNLOAD:

DOUBLE BASS REPERTOIRE

DOUBLE BASS ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS

 

All of the repertoire should be played in a solo tuning.

The Orchestra provides piano accompaniment.