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Managing director of Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra announces an audition for

English horn player with obligation of 2nd oboe full-time employment

The audition will take place at Janacek Philharmonic headquarters

on 3rd September 2019 at 2pm

Address: 28. října 124, Ostrava, 702 00, Czech Republic (Rehearsal studio of JPO)

Audition conditions:

a) orchestral parts - English horn - 1st round:

P. I. Tchaikovsky:    Capriccio Italien, op. 45

A. Dvořák:                Symphony No.9, (From the New World)

H. Berlioz:                 Roman Carnival

M. de Falla:               Suite from El sombrero de tres picos (Three-Cornered Hat)-

English horn cadenza

G. Rossini:                William Tell (overture)

L. Janáček: Taras Bulba

B. Martinů:                Symphony No. 4

b) orchestral parts - 2nd oboe - 1st round:

A. Dvořák:                 Symphony No. 7

Violoncello Concerto

Slavonic Dances

J. Brahms:                 Variations on the theme by Joseph Haydn

c) an obligatory performed composition for the English horn for the 2nd round:

F. Mendelssohn – Bartholdy:    Songs without words (Lieder ohne Worte)

Op. 30, No. 7 (arr. D.  Walter)

d) an obligatory performed composition for the oboe for the 2nd round:

W. A. Mozart:              Oboe Concerto in C major, K.314 – 1., 2. movement

All info can be found in English on:

Please return signed audition applications as well as resume, contact and accompanist requirements to no later than 23rd August 2019.

Orchestral parts and English horn and piano music by Mendelssohn are available on English horn/oboe.

Salary: 10,400 - 15,600 EUR gross pro rata depending on previous experience

Mgr. Jan Žemla

director Janáček Philharmonic Ostrava

ul. 28. října 124

702 00 OSTRAVA, Czech Republic,


+420 597 489 488