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Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra invites applications for the position of

CO-PRINCIPAL OBOE with obligation of English horn

Permanent position. Work begins as agreed.

Audition on Monday November 16th 2020 at 11.00 (Finnish time, GMT+2) in Tampere Hall, Finland. The audition has been postponed due to corona pandemia. An audition date at Tampere Hall in Spring 2021 will be announced later. The application period has been prolonged and all persons that have already applied will be taken into account. Please, follow this page for updates.

Required audition repertoire

  • A. Mozart: Oboe Concerto C major, KV 314, movements 1 and 2 without cadenza
  • Robert Schumann: Romance 1, op 94
  • Orchestral excerpts: (the exact parts will be published here by April 6th)
    • Bach: Saint Mathews passion Aria “Ich will bei meinem Jesu wachen”
    • Beethoven: Symphony 3
    • Brahms: Violin Concerto 2nd movement
    • Mendelssohn: Symphony 3 2nd movement
    • Ravel: Tombeau de Couperin “Prélude”
    • Rossini: Scala di seta “Overture”
    • Strauss: Don Juan
    • Pulcinella: Suite Serenata and Gavotta
    • Tchaikovsky: Symphony 4, 2nd and 3rd movements

Application time has been extended until October 11th (application time ends at 23:59 p.m. Finnish time, GMT +2)

Application only by using this e-application form.

Invitation and a link to the orchestral material will be sent to the applicants invited to the audition by email in October.

The orchestra will provide a pianist for the audition.

For further information please contact Deputy General Manager Elina Aho-Kuusama, 050 3887133, elina.aho-kuusama@tampere.fi.

 

PRINCIPAL TRUMPET

Permanent position. Work begins as agreed.

Audition on Monday September 7th 2020 at 11.00 (Finnish time, GMT+2) in Tampere Hall, Finland. The audition has been postponed due to corona pandemia.

Required audition repertoire

  • Arthur Honegger: Intrada
  • Théo Charlier: Etyd no 2 in Bb (Du Style) from 36 Études Transcendantes
  • Orchestral excerpts:
    • Ravel: Piano Concerto G (No. 2-3 & 34 – 37)
    • Stravinsky: Petruska (1 before No. 134 – 139 & 140-145
    • Šostakovitš: Symphony No. 9  (III: solo & V: solo)
    • Sibelius: Symphony No. 1 (parts)
    • Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 (parts)
    • Mahler: Symphony No. 5 (I: from beginning – No. 19 & Scherzo: 12 – 21)
    • Lindberg: Feria (solo, bars 119-165)
    • Stravinsky: Firebird: Dance Infernale
    • Respighi: Pini di Roma (solo offstage)
    • Strass: Don Juan (parts)

Application time has been extended until August 15th (application time ends at 23:59 p.m. Finnish time, GMT +2)

Application only by using this e-application form.

Invitation and a link to the orchestral material will be sent to the applicants invited to the audition by email in August.

The orchestra will provide a pianist for the audition.

For further information please contact Deputy General Manager Elina Aho-Kuusama, 050 3887133, elina.aho-kuusama@tampere.fi.

Please note the following

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).

For further information please contact

Deputy General Manager Elina Aho-Kuusama.