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Audities for La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra

La Monnaie – De Munt is based in Brussels, the heart of Europe, and is the leading opera company in Belgium. It is a major European Opera House producing highly acclaimed opera, dance performance, concerts and recitals.
La Monnaie has its own symphonic orchestra and full-time chorus, costume and scenery workshops with dedicated artistic, technical and administrative staff.

There will be auditions for the following vacancies:

two 2nd violins tutti (m/f)

  • audition on 2 April 2014, 10am
  • pre-selection on 1 April 2014
  • closing date for application: 14 March 2014
  • programme:
    - 2nd and 3rd movements of a Mozart concerto in D, G or A major
    - 1st movement of a Romantic concerto of choice: Brahms Op. 77, Beethoven Op .61, Tchaikovsky Op. 35, Mendelssohn Op. 64, Sibelius Op. 47, Wieniawsky (2e concerto) D-minor Op. 22, Bruch, G-minor Op. 26, Saint Saens (3e concerto), B-minor, Op.61

two viola soloist (m/f)

  • audition on 9 April 2014, 10am
  • pre-selection on 8 April 2014
  • closing date for application: 19 March 2014
  • programme:
    - 1st movement of a concerto by A. STAMITZ in D or F.A. HOFFMEISTER  in D, with cadence.
    - 1st movement of a concerto by B. BARTOK, W. WALTON or Schwandreher by P.HINDEMITH

one double bass tutti  (m/v)

  • audition on 15 May 2014, 10am
  • pre-selection on 14 May 2014
  • closing date for application: 29 April 2014
  • programme:
    - Concerto n° 2  by K.D. VON DITTERSDORF, edition SCHOTT. 1st and 2nd parts, with cadence of choice

one double bass soloist (m/v)

  • audition on 4 June 2014, 10am
  • pre-selection on 3 June 2014
  • closing date for application: 15 May 2014
  • programme:
    - Concerto n° 2 by K.D. VON DITTERSDORF, edition SCHOTT. 1st and 2nd parts, with cadence of choice
    - Concerto S. Koussevitzky, 1st and 2nd parts

one viola tutti (m/v)

  • audition on 11 June 2014, 10am
  • pre-selection on 10 June 2014
  • closing date for application: 27 May 2014
  • programme:
    - 1st movement of a concerto by A. STAMITZ in D or F.A. HOFFMEISTER  in D, with cadence.
    - 1st movement of a concerto by B. BARTOK, W. WALTON or Schwandreher by P.HINDEMITH

The orchestral excerpts will be sent out one month prior to the auditions.

 

>> applications
Please return your CV & covering letter by email for the attention of Ingrid De Backer, Orchestra Manager to c.vanroy@lamonnaie.be (Ref: “Audition – Orchestra”). Only applications by email or letter will be accepted.

La Monnaie / De Munt
Ingrid De Backer, Orchestra manager
23 Rue Léopold - 1000 Brussels
c.vanroy@lamonnaie.be