CO-PRINCIPAL TRUMPET

Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
  • Online seit: Juli 4, 2024
  • Bewerbungsschluss: September 22, 2024
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Estonian National Symphony Orchestra announces an audition for

CO-PRINCIPAL TRUMPET

(full time position, commencing January 2025, monthly remuneration 1914 Euros in gross sum or 2545 Euros with social tax)

The audition will be held in two rounds – a video round and a stage round.

To apply, please send your application and CV (no official application forms are provided) to audition@erso.ee, with a quoting reference “Trumpet”, by September 22nd, 2024 at the latest, along with a link to a video recording*, where you perform:

  • Franz Joseph Haydn. Trumpet Concerto in E-flat Major, 1st movement with cadenza, trumpet in B. (G. Henle Verlag), with piano accompaniment and
  • the following orchestral excerpts:**
    – R. Wagner Parsifal
    – I.Stravinsky Pulcinella
    – R.Strauss Ein Heldenleben

Invitations to the stage audition will be sent to selected candidates by October 3rd the latest, after the initial review of the sent videos by the audition committee.

The stage audition will be held on November 25th 2024 at 10:00 A.M. at the Estonia Concert Hall.

 

Repertoire for the stage round:

I Round:

  • Franz Joseph Haydn. Trumpet Concerto in E-flat Major, 1st movement with cadenza, trumpet in B. (G. Henle Verlag), with piano accompaniment and
  • orchestral excerpts**.

 

II Round:

  • Charlier 36 Études Transcendantes, No. 2 DU STYLE and
  • orchestral excerpts**.

 

Audition details:

The stage audition will take place during the course of one day. Only live performances are possible. ENSO will not supply participants with visa invitations and will not pay for travelling nor other costs incurred by candidates.

 

Job details:

Mandatory musical skills include playing the baroque trumpet.

Tutti rehearsals (4hrs daily) are normally held on working days, concerts are usually on Fridays.

 

 

* The video recording must be filmed with one camera, the player facing the camera so that also both, the player’s hands and the instrument, can completely be seen throughout. Any post-processing of the sound or picture is prohibited. The recording should be uncut at least piece by piece, but all required music can be recorded in one take. The recording should be sent to us as a link to an unlisted YouTube video.

** Orchestral excerpts are available on our website under the audition announcement for the video round immediately, for the stage round will be sent with the invitations.