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II leader of cellos –  auditions

The audition will take place on 7 May 2019 at 2:30 p.m. in the Red Hall of the National Forum of Music, pl. Wolności 1, Wrocław, Poland.
Applications (letter of intent, biography and supporting documents confirming your education, qualification or skills) will be accepted by 20 April 2019 at the following e-mail address:
In the title of the e-mail, please type: audition, NFM Leopoldinum Orchestra, II leader of cellos


Stage One:
J.S. Bach: Prelude from Cello Suite (Suite no. 4 E flat Major BWV 1010 or Suite no. 5 in C minor BWV 1011 or Suite no. 6 in D Major BWV 1012)
J. Haydn: Cello Concerto D Major Hob VIIb:2 (mvt. I and II with cadenzas)

Stage Two:
Cello Concerto from the Romantic or 20th-century era, 1st movement 
A. Dvořak: Cello Concerto in B minor op. 104
D. Shostakovich: Cello Concerto no. 1 in E flat Major op. 107
R. Schumann: Cello Concerto in A minor op. 129

Orchestral studies (selected fragments are marked in the online music material in .ZIP format):
A. Berg: Drei Stücke from Lyrischen Suite
B. Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge op. 10
E.W. Korngold: Sextet op. 10
G. Bacewicz: Concerto for String Orchestra
R. Strauss: Metamorphosen
Please note:

The organiser provides an accompanist only on the day of the audition.
Details of the audition schedule will be provided to candidates after their list is closed.
Depending on the number of applicants, the NFM reserves the right to invite only selected candidates to the audition

We offer:
• work in a professional ensemble under the direction of the world-renowned artist, Joseph Swensen,
• cooperation with outstanding conductors and soloists,
• opportunity to participate in many interesting projects, festivals and premieres,
• possibility of professional development by performing a diverse repertoire of chamber music (from Baroque to contemporary works),
• possibilitiy of contributing to the development of the internationally renowned venue of National Forum of Music.

Please attach the following statement to your application: ‘I agree to the processing of my personal data provided in the recruitment documents for the needs of this recruitment. In addition, I agree to the processing of my personal data provided in recruitment documents for possible future recruitment, however, not longer than one year from the end of this recruitment.’
Please be informed that we reserve the right to contact selected candidates.

NFM – City of Wrocław institution of culture co-managed by:

Wdrożenie e-usług w Filharmonii im. Witolda Lutosławskiego we Wrocławiu - etap 2 współfinansowany jest przez Unię Europejską ze środków Europejskiego Funduszu Rozwoju Regionalnego w ramach Regionalnego Programu Operacyjnego dla województwa dolnośląskiego na lata 2007 - 2013 oś priorytetowa 6. Wykorzystanie i promocja potencjału turystycznego o kulturalnego Dolnego Śląska (Turystyka i Kultura), działanie 6.5. Działania wspierające infrastrukturę turystyczną i kulturową.