Permanent position starting from August 1, 2020 or by agreement
The position includes the obligation to play the contrabassoon.
Audition on Monday 23rd – Tuesday 24th March 2020.
On bassoon: Mozart: Bassoon Concerto B flat major KV 191, 1st and 2nd movement without cadenzas Ludwig Milde: Concert Study no. 9 C-sharp minor (Adagio) op. 26
The following orchestral extracts on bassoon:
Bizet: Carmen: Entr’acte to act II Brahms: Violin Concerto D major, Op. 77, movement II Britten: Peter Grimes Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro, overture Smetana: The Bartered Bride, overture Tshaikovski: The Nutcracker, act I Verdi: Aida Wagner: Tannhäuser, overture
On contrabassoon: Mozart: Bassoon Concerto B flat major KV 191, movement 2. Andante ma adagio, without cadenza.
The following orchestral extracts on contrabassoon:
Berg: Wozzeck, act 1 Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45, movement 6 ”Denn haben wir hie keine bleibende Statt” Brahms: Symphony no. 1 C minor, Op. 68 R. Strauss: Elektra R. Strauss: Salome Verdi: Don Carlo (four-act version), act III
The link to sheet music of orchestra excerpts will be sent by e-mail after the closing date.
The first round of the audition on Monday 23rd March will be played by the bassoon only. For those who have been selected for the second round there is a possibility to shortly practice with Operas contrabassoon on Monday evening.
An accompanist will be provided but candidates may bring their own pianist if they so desire.
Position is open to applicants of any nationality.
Applications for the position should be submitted by the electronic recruiting system on the FNOB website (oopperabaletti.fi) no later than Sunday 16th February 2020.
For further information please contact Orchestra Coordinator Arna Bertin, email: email@example.com