Vacancies & substitutes for our orchestra

Intoxicating, versatile, lively! The Salzburg Philharmonic, with its varied and innovative programming with over 100 concerts and more than 70.000 listeners per year, invites you to audition in November 2022.

We look forward to receiving your application. As a member of the ensemble of the Philharmonie Salzburg you have many possibilities:

  • Play up to 100% of our concerts
  • Establish new chamber music ensembles or integrate into one
  • Leading workshops in the context of Children's Festival Salzburg
  • etc.

The fee is paid according to the fee schedule Philharmonic Salzburg 2023.

Put:

  • Concertmaster * in
  • Concert master (deputy)
  • 1st / 2nd violin tutti
  • Viola section leader (deputy)
  • Viola tutti
  • Violoncello section leader (deputy)
  • cello tutti
  • Double bass section leader (deputy)
  • Double bass tutti
  • no flute 22/23
  • Solo oboe (Dep.)
  • 2. oboe / cor anglais
  • Solo clarinet (Stv.)
  • 2. Clarinet / Eb clarinet / bass clarinet
  • Solo Bassoon (Dep.)
  • 2. Bassoon / contrabassoon
  • High horn (Stv.)
  • Deep horn (Stv.)
  • Solo Trumpet (Dep.)
  • 2nd trumpet / piccolo
  • Solo Trombone (Stv.)
  • Alto / tenor / bass trombone
  • timpani
  • striking mechanism

audition dates:

  • November 7, 2022, 9.30 a.m. - 16.30 p.m.
  • November 9, 2022, 9.30 a.m. - 16.30 p.m.
  • November 10, 2022, 9.30 a.m. - 16.30 p.m.
  • November 11, 2022, 9.30 a.m. - 16.30 p.m.

Registration by November 3, 2022, 23.59:XNUMX p.m .: online
Place of the audition: rehearsal room of the Salzburg Philharmonic, St. Paul, Eduard-Herget-Straße 5, 5020 Salzburg
Accompaniment: available, You MUST bring the piano reduction, 10 minutes before the audition time there is a short rehearsal with the répétiteur

Please arrive 30 minutes before your appointment. Recording rooms are available 30 minutes before the scheduled time.

Jury members: Elisabeth Fuchs (Artistic Director), Teodor Ganev (Head of Orchestra Office), Jiachen Zhang (Principal Violin), Harald Fleissner (Principal Clarinet), Hannes Guerreiro-Arnold (Principal Horn)

Dates please online in our Audition calendar book:

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Orchestral Excerpts:

Concertmaster * in

Concerts: !! Please bring notes for coaching !!

Optionally, the first movement with cadence from one of the following works:
WA Mozart: Concerto for Violin in D Major, KV 211
WA Mozart: Concerto for violin in G major, KV 216
WA Mozart: Concerto for Violin in A Major, KV 219
and
Optionally, the first movement with cadence from one of the following works:
M. Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1, G minor, op. 26
F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Violin Concerto in E Minor, op. 64
P. Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto, D major op. 35
J. Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor op.47

Orchestral Excerpts:

J. Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68, 4th movement (see Orchestra Audition Volume 2 Schott ED 7851)
R. Strauss: Don Juan, op. 20 (bars 1-35, bars 50-62), (see orchestra audition volume 2 Schott ED 7851)
A. Bruckner: Symphony No. 2 in C minor, 2nd movement (bars 149-163), (see orchestra audition volume 2 Schott ED 7851)
WA Mozart: Symphony No. 39 in E-flat major, KV 543, 4th movement (bars 1-41, violin I.), (see orchestra audition volume 2 Schott ED 7851)
WA Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro KV 492, overture (bars 1-7, bars 236-264 violin I.), (see orchestra audition volume 2 Schott ED 7851)
L.v. Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B flat major, op. 60, 4th movement (bars 1-15, 96-114, 302-313 violin I.), (see orchestra audition volume 2 Schott ED 7851)
R. Schumann: Symphony No. 2 in C major, op. 61, 2nd movement (bars 1-48), (see orchestra audition volume 2 Schott ED 7851)

Solo positions for concert masters:

JS Bach: St. Matthew Passion "Have mercy"
L.v. Beethoven: Missa Solemnis
N. Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade
J. Brahms: Symphony No. 1
R. Strauss: A hero's life

Violine

Concerts: !! Please bring notes for coaching !!

Optionally, the first movement with cadence from one of the following works:
WA Mozart: Concerto for Violin in D Major, KV 211
WA Mozart: Concerto for violin in G major, KV 216
WA Mozart: Concerto for Violin in A Major, KV 219
and
Optionally, the first movement with cadence from one of the following works:
M. Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1, G minor, op. 26
F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Violin Concerto in E Minor, op. 64
P. Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto, D major op. 35
J. Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor op.47

Orchestral Excerpts:

J. Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68, 4th movement (see Orchestra Audition Volume 2 Schott ED 7851)
R. Strauss: Don Juan, op. 20 (bars 1-35, bars 50-62), (see orchestra audition volume 2 Schott ED 7851)
A. Bruckner: Symphony No. 2 in C minor, 2nd movement (bars 149-163), (see orchestra audition volume 2 Schott ED 7851)
WA Mozart: Symphony No. 39 in E-flat major, KV 543, 4th movement (bars 1-41, violin I. or violin II.), (see orchestra audition volume 2 Schott ED 7851)
WA Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro KV 492, overture (bars 1-7, bars 236-264 violin I. or violin II.), (see orchestral audition volume 2 Schott ED 7851)
L. v. Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B flat major, op. 60, 4th movement (bars 1-15, 96-114, 302-313 violin I. or violin II.), (see orchestra audition volume 2 Schott ED 7851)
R. Schumann: Symphony No. 2 in C major, op. 61, 2nd movement (bars 1-48), (see orchestra audition volume 2 Schott ED 7851)

Concerts: !! Please bring notes for coaching !!

Optionally, the first movement with cadence from one of the following works:
C. Stamitz: Concerto for Viola in D Major, op. 1
FA Hoffmeister: Concerto for viola and orchestra in D major
and
Optionally, the first movement with cadence from one of the following works:
B. Bartók: Concerto for Viola and Orchestra, BB 128
W. Walton: Concert Viola and Orchestra (1929)

Orchestral Excerpts:

A. Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 in E flat major, 2. Sentence (measure 51-83)
G. Mahler: Symphony No. 10, 1. Set (clock 1-15, clock 102-111)
F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: A Midsummer Night's Dream, 2. Sentence: Scherzo (measure 70-93, measure 280-323)
R. Strauss: Don Juan op. 20 (measure 1-22)
L. v. Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E flat major op. 55, 3. Sentence: Scherzo (measure 32-69)
P. Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 B minor, 1. Sentence: Allegro non troppo (measure 19-66)
WA Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in G minor, KV 550, 4. Sentence (measure 145-187)

Concerts: !! Please bring notes for coaching !!

Optionally, the first movement with cadence from one of the following works:
J. Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major, Hob. VIIb: 1
J. Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 2 in D major, Hob. VIIb: 2
and
Optionally the first movement with cadenza from one of the following cello concertos:
Dvorak, Schumann or Elgar

Orchestral Excerpts:

J. Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D major, op. 73, 2. Sentence (beginning to measure 15)
WA Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro, KV492 (Ouverture, Presto)
L. v. Beethoven: Symphony No. 8, F major, op. 93, 3. Sentence (trio)
L. v. Beethoven: Egmont op. 84, Overture
G. Mahler: Symphony No. 4, G major, 1. Set (clock 11-27, clock 322-335)
R. Strauss: Don Juan, op. 20 (measure 1-letter E)
B. Smetana: The Bartered Bride, Overture (Vivacissimo)

Concerts: !! Please bring notes for coaching !!

A freely selectable corner sentence of a concert by K. Dittersdorf or S. Koussevitzky
and
A freely selectable corner phrase of a romantic concert

Orchestral Excerpts:

WA Mozart: Symphony No. 40, KV 550, 1. Set (clock 114-134, clock 191-220)
WA Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro, KV492 (Ouverture, Presto)
L. v. Beethoven: Symphony No. 5, C minor, op. 67, 3. Sentence (Scherzo)
A. Bruckner: Symphony No. 4, E flat major "Romantic", 4. Set: Finale (measure 155-183, measure 295-338)
F. Schubert: Symphony No. 8, C major, 3. Sentence: Scherzo (measure 1-55)
J. Brahms: Symphony No. 2, D major, 4. Sentence: Allegro con spirito (measure 44-79)
R. Strauss: Don Juan op. 20: Allegro molto con brio (letter CR)

Concerts: !! Please bring notes for coaching !!

WA Mozart: Concerto for oboe, C major, 1. and 2. sentence
and
R. Strauss, Concerto for Oboe, D Minor, 1. sentence

Orchestral Excerpts:
Brahms: Haydn - Variations (2nd oboe see orchestra book audition Edition Peters EP 8660)
Smetana: Sold Bride - Ouv. (See orchestral book audition Edition Peters EP 8660))
Dvorak: Cello Concerto in B minor, 2nd movement ( 2nd oboe, see orchestra book audition Edition Peters EP 8660)
Rossini: The silk ladder-Ouv. (1, oboe, s. Orchestra book audition Edition Peters EP 8660)
Bruckner: Symphony No. 5, 2. Sentence (1, oboe, s. Orchestra book audition Edition Peters EP 8660)
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Symphony No. 3 (“Scottish” 2nd movement, see orchestra book audition Edition Peters EP 8660)
Mozart: The Abduction from the Seraglio (1: Oboe, see the orchestra book audition Edition Peters EP 8660)

Concerts: !! Please bring notes for coaching !!

WA Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A major, KV 622
1. Sentence (exposure) and
2nd movement (without interludes)
and
CM v. Weber: Clarinet Concerto No. 1, f minor, op. 73
1. Sentence (until after the cadence)

Orchestral Excerpts:

L. van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4
L. van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6
Z. Kodály: Dances from Galanta
F. Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream
S. Prokofieff: Peter and the Wolf
G. Puccini: Tosca
D. Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9
F. Schubert: Symphony No. 7 "Unfinished"
The excerpts from the orchestra passages correspond to the booklet "Orchestra Audition for Clarinet"
published by Heinz Hopp and Albert Rohde (Edition Peters 8661)

Concerts: !! Please bring notes for coaching !!

WA Mozart Bassoon Concerto in B flat major KV 191, 1. Sentence (with cadence) and 2. sentence
and
C. Saint-Saëns Sonata for Basson op. 168, 1. sentence

Orchestral Excerpts:

WA Mozart: Overture to Figaro's Wedding (see Orchestra book audition Edition Peters EP 8662)
L. v. Beethoven: 4. Symphony (see Orchestra book audition Edition Peters EP 8662)
M. Ravel: Bolero (see orchestra book audition Edition Peters EP 8662)
N. Rimsky Korsakov: Sheherazade (see Orchestra book audition Edition Peters EP 8662)
D. Shostakovich: 9. Symphony (4 and 5, set, see book of orchestras audition Edition Peters EP 8662)
B. Smetana The Bartered Bride, Overture (see Orchestra Book Audition Edition Peters EP 8662)

Concerts: !! Please bring notes for coaching !!

Optionally, the first movement with cadence from one of the following works:
WA Mozart: Concerto for Horn and Orchestra KV 412
WA Mozart: Concerto for Horn and Orchestra KV 417
WA Mozart: Concerto for Horn and Orchestra 447
WA Mozart: Concertos for Horn and Orchestra 495
and
A corner phrase from:
R. Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 1, op. 11

Audition High Horn:
F. Mendelssohn B .: A Midsummer Night's Dream, op. 61, No. 7: Notturno (measure 1-34)
R. Strauss: A hero's life
R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel's funny pranks, op. 28
P. Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5, E minor, op. 64, 2. Sentence: Andante cantabile (measure 8-28)
A. Bruckner: Symphony No. 4, E flat major "Romantic", 1. Sentence (measure 3-52)
WA Mozart: Cosi fan tutte (1. Horn) (measure 1-79)
D. Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5, 1. Set (1-4 horn)

Audition Deep Horn:
L. v. Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 1. Sentence (2. Horn), (measure 86- 121)
L. v. Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, 3. Sentence (4. Horn), (measure 82-120)
L. v. Beethoven: Fidelio Overture (2 horn)
WA Mozart: Cosi fan tutte (2. Horn) (measure 1-79)
G. Mahler: Symphony No. 9, 1. Theorem (2. Horn), (beginning to T. 26)
D. Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5, 1. Set (1-4 horn)
R. Strauss: Don Quixote (2, Horn, Var.7)

Concerts: !! Please bring notes for coaching !!

A corner phrase from:
J. Haydn: Concerto for trumpet and orchestra, E-flat major, Hob.VIIe
and
JN Hummel: Trumpet Concerto in E flat major

Orchestral Excerpts:

JS Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248, VI. Part: No. 64 Choral "Well, you've probably smelled"
G. Mahler: Symphony No. 5, C sharp minor, 1. Phrase "Funeral March" (measure 1-24)
R. Strauss: Don Juan, op. 20: Allegro con brio (bar 2-letter H)
R. Strauss: An Alpine Symphony, op. 64 (letter 75, 91 and 92)
M. Ravel: Bolero (letter 5 and 6)
M. Mussorgsky: Pictures of an exhibition: Beginning
G. Bizet: Carmen foreplay and signal

Concerts: !! Please bring notes for coaching !!

Ferdinand David, Concerto op. 4, in E flat major, 1. Sentence, cadence + 2. sentence
and
A romantic piece of your choice

Orchestral Excerpts:

WA Mozart: tuba mirum (see orchestra book audition Edition Peters EP 8665)
G. Rossini: William Tell (see Orchestra book audition Edition Peters EP 8665)
R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel (see Orchestra book audition Edition Peters EP 8665)
R. Wagner: Valkyrie Ride 3. Elevator, 1. Scene (see Orchestra book audition Edition Peters EP 8665)
N. Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherezade, 2. Set (see Orchestra book audition Edition Peters EP 8665)
J. Brahms: Symphony No. 2, 1 and 4. Set (see Orchestra book audition Edition Peters EP 8665)
M. Ravel: Bolero (see orchestra book audition Edition Peters EP 8665)
I. Stravinsky: The Firebird (see Orchestra book audition Edition Peters EP 8665)

Concerts: !! Please bring notes for coaching !!

E. Sachse, Concerto in F major, 1st and 2nd movement (recommended Musikverlag Zimmermann)
and
a romantic piece of your choice

Orchestral Excerpts:

J. Brahms: 1st Symphony (see orchestra book audition Edition Peters EP 8665)
J. Haydn: The Creation (see Orchestra Book Audition Edition Peters EP 8665)
R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks: (see Orchestra Book Audition Edition Peters EP 8665)
R. Wagner: Lohengrin (Prelude Act 3) (see orchestra book audition Edition Peters EP 8665)
G. Rossini: William Tell (see Orchestra book audition Edition Peters EP 8665)
L. v. Beethoven, 9th Symphony in D minor: (see orchestra book audition Edition Peters EP 8665)

pool
P. Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 (booklet by Gschwendtner, H./Ulrich, H.: orchestra audition timpani/drums)

Small drum
M. Ravel: Bolero (booklet by Gschwendtner, H./Ulrich, H.: orchestra audition timpani/drums)
Whirl ppp-fff-ppp

timpani
WA Mozart: Magic Flute Overture (booklet by Gschwendtner, H./Ulrich, H.: orchestra audition timpani/drums)
L. v. Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 (booklet by Gschwendtner, H./Ulrich, H.: orchestra audition timpani/drums)
PI Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 (booklet by Gschwendtner, H./Ulrich, H.: orchestra audition timpani/drums)

Tambourine
G. Bizet: Carmen (booklet by Gschwendtner, H./Ulrich, H.: orchestra audition timpani/drums)

xylophone
G. Gershwin Porgy and Bess (booklet by Gschwendtner, H./Ulrich, H.: orchestra audition timpani/drums)

Chimes
P. Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice (booklet by Gschwendtner, H./Ulrich, H.: orchestra audition timpani/drums)

drumset
Swing, funk, rock-beat