Auditions

Concertmaster

 

The position starts in October 2018 or upon the winning candidate’s earliest availability

 

Possible Additional Position:
In the event that a member from the orchestra is chosen for the Concertmaster position, an audition for a Tutti position in the first or second violin section will open (likely October 2018) for one year with an option for an additional year.

The position will be announced by the end of July 2018

 

Audition Dates:

Stage 1 (behind a screen):

  1. Sunday, July 22,2018, 13:30
  2. Monday, July 23,2018, 13:30
  3. Optional: Friday, July 20, 2018, 10:00

 

Stage 2:

  1. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 10:00

 

Stage 3:

  1. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 10:30
  2. Optional: Thursday, July 26, 2018, 10:30

 

Audition Repertoire: will be published soon

 

Application Deadline: April 1, 2018

 

Candidates should apply by e-mail to Netta Pniny (netta@ipo.co.il), by sending the following:

  1. Detailed C.V. in English
  2. Completed application form: download here

In the subject line, please write: Concertmaster

  • Only qualified candidates will be invited to audition.
  • Times and dates will be confirmed as soon as possible after the application deadline.
  • The auditions will take place in Tel-Aviv, Israel
  • Candidates who advance to the final stage will be reimbursed for their flight

 

 

2nd Violin (Tutti)

 

The position starts in October 2018 or upon the winning candidate’s earliest availability

 

Audition Dates:

Stage 1 (behind a screen):

  1. Tuesday, May 22,2018, 13:00
  2. Optional: Monday, May 21, 2018, 17:00

Stage 2:

  1. Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 13:30

 

Audition Repertoire:

  1. Mozart Concerto (nos: 3, 4, 5), first movement with Cadenza
  2. Romantic Concerto: first movement with Cadenza
  3.  Orchestral Excerpts: Download here

Candidates who downloaded the excerpt book on iOS, please note that there was a technical error which has been corrected.

Please re-download the updated books.

 

Application Deadline: February 15, 2018

 

Candidates should apply by e-mail to Netta Pniny (netta@ipo.co.il), by sending the following:

  1. Detailed C.V. in English
  2. Completed application form: download here

In the subject line please write: 2nd violin (Tutti)

  • Only qualified candidates will be invited to audition.
  • Times and dates will be confirmed as soon as possible after the application deadline.
  • The auditions will take place in Tel-Aviv, Israel.

 

 

 

Horn (Low)

Starting in October 2018, or the winning candidate’s earliest availability

Audition date:

  1. 1st stage (behind a screen): Monday, May 14,2018, 10:00 a.m

 

  1. 2nd stage: Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 17:00 p.m

Audition repertoire:

The excerpts book will be available for downloading soon

Application deadline: February 15, 2018

Low Horn

– Solo
Neuling Bagatelle

Mozart Concerto No. 3 (1st movement)

– 2nd Horn

Beethoven Fidelio Overture (first eight measures; 47-55)

Beethoven Symphony No. 3 (Trio)
Beethoven Symphony No. 7 (1st movement: measures 84-110; 3rd movement: Trio)
Mahler Symphony No. 1 (1st movement: four before #2 until six after #4; 3rd movement: four after #13 until #15)
Mahler Symphony No. 9 (1st movement: beginning until two after #2)
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4 (1st movement: beginning until measure 58)
Mozart Symphony No. 25 (4th movement: measures 49-73)
Mozart Symphony No. 29 (4th movement: measures 166-179)
Ravel Daphnis and Chloë, Suite No. 2 (one before #203 until three after #206; four before #211 for two measures)
Schubert Symphony No. 9 (1st movement: first eight measures; 81-94; 352-356)
Shostakovich Symphony No. 5 (1st movement: three after #17 until #21; #36 until four after #38)

  1. Strauss Don Quixote (#57 until three after #62)
    Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 (1st movement: first twenty measures; 296-300)

– 4th Horn

Beethoven Symphony No. 9 (3rd movement: measures 82-99; 108-121)
Brahms Tragic Overture (measures 126-153)

Mahler Symphony No. 3 (1st movement: pick-up to #55 until #57)
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 3 (2nd movement: measures 48-67; 181-223)

Shostakovich Symphony No. 5 (4th movement: #120 until four after #123)
R. Strauss Don Juan (eleven after X until Cc)

  1. Strauss Ein Heldenleben (four after #3 until seven before #13; one before #78 until two after #79)

Weber Der Freischütz Overture
Wagner Lohengrin – Prelude to Act III (beginning to measure 50)

  • Candidates are requested to apply by e-mail to: Netta Pniny netta@ipo.co.il., by sending the following:
    1. Detailed C.V. in English
    2. Application file: download here
  • In the subject please write: Horn (low)
  • Only qualified candidates will be invited to audition.
  • Times and dates will be confirmed as soon as possible after the application deadline.
  • The auditions will take place in Tel-Aviv, Israel.

 

 

Flute (Principal)

 

Starting in October 2018, or the winning candidate’s earliest availability

Audition date:

  1. 1st stage (behind a screen): Tuesday, July 10,2018, 5 p.m

Optional: Monday, July 9, 2018, 5 p.m

 

  1. 2nd stage: Wednesday, July 11, 2018,  5m

 

  1. 3rd stage: Thursday, July 12, 2018,  10 a.m

Audition repertoire: The excerpts book will be available for downloading soon

 

Solo Pieces:

Mozart – Concerto in G or D (with cadenzas)

Debussy – Syrinx

Orchestral Excerpts:

Bach – St. Matthew’s Passion

Beethoven – Leonore Overture No. 3

Beethoven – Symphony No. 3

Bizet – Entr’acte from Carmen
Brahms – Symphony No. 1

Brahms – Symphony No. 4

Debussy – Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune

Dvořák – Symphony No. 8

Hindemith – Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Weber

Mahler – Symphony No. 9

Mendelssohn – Scherzo from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

Prokofiev – Peter and the Wolf

Ravel – Daphnis et Chloé
Saint-Saëns – “Voliere”

Strauss – Symphonia Domestica, Op. 53

Strauss – Der Rosenkavalier

Stravinsky – Petrushka

Tchaikovsky – Romeo and Juliet

 

Application deadline: April 1, 2018

Candidates who advance to the final stage will be reimbursed for their flight

 

Candidates should apply by e-mail to: Netta Pniny  netta@ipo.co.il., by sending the following:

  1. Detailed C.V. in English
  2. Application file: download here
  • In the subject please write: Flute (Principal)
  • Only qualified candidates will be invited to audition.
  • Times and dates will be confirmed as soon as possible after the application deadline.
  • The auditions will take place in Tel-Aviv, Israel.

Horn (Utility)

Update: Starting October 2018, or from the candidate’s earliest availability, for a period of 10 months (until the end of July 2019).

 Audition date:

  1. 1st stage (behind a screen): Wednesday, May 16,2018, 13:30 p.m

 

  1. 2nd stage:                               Thursday, May 17, 2018, 13:30 p.m

 

Audition repertoire:

The excerpts book will be available for downloading soon

Utlity Horn Audition 2018

– Solo

Mozart Concerto No. 2 (first movement)

– 1st horn
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 (Trio only, with repeats)

Beethoven Symphony No. 2 (2nd movement: measures 85-first beat of 93; 249- first beat of 257)
Beethoven Symphony No. 7 (1st movement: measures 84-110)
Ravel Pavane (first eleven measures)

Strauss Till Eulenspiegel (beginning to rehearsal #1)

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5 (2nd movement: solo)

Wagner Siegfried’s Horn Call (long call from “Siegfried”, Act II)

– 3rd horn
Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 (1st movement: measures 199-215)

Mahler Symphony No. 3 (1st movement: one before #29 until five before #33)
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 3 (2nd movement: measures 48-67 and 181-223; 3rd movement: 74-95)
Strauss Till Eulenspiegel (solo before #29 until #30)

– 2nd horn [from low list]

Beethoven Symphony No. 3 (3rd movement, Trio)

Beethoven Symphony No. 7 (3rd movement, Trio)
Mahler Symphony No. 1 (3rd movement: four after #13 until #15)
Shostakovich Symphony No. 5 (1st movement: three after #17 until #21; #36 until four after #38)
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 (1st movement: first twenty measures; 296-300)

– 4th horn [from low list]

Beethoven Symphony No. 9 (3rd movement: measures 82-99; 108-121)

Brahms Tragic Overture (measures 126-153)

Mahler Symphony No. 3 (3rd movement: four after #13 until #15)

 

Application deadline: February 15, 2018

 

Candidates are requested to apply by e-mail to: Netta Pniny netta@ipo.co.il., by sending the following:

  1. Detailed C.V. in English
  2. Application file: download here
  • In the subject please write: Horn (Utility)
  • Only qualified candidates will be invited to audition.
  • Times and dates will be confirmed as soon as possible after the application deadline.
  • The auditions will take place in Tel-Aviv, Israel.

 

 

Timpani (Asst. Principal) / Percussion (Tutti)

 

One audition for two positions:

 

  1. Percussion (Principal)

This position starts immediately, or upon the winning candidate’s earliest availability

Candidates who advance to the final stage will be reimbursed for their flight

 

  1. Timpani (Asst. Principal) / Percussion (Tutti)

This position starts in October 2018 or upon the winning candidate’s earliest availability

 

Applicants may apply for one or both positions.

 In the case of applying for both positions, please submit an application form for each position.

 

Audition Dates:

Stage 1 (behind a screen):

  1. Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 13:00
  2. Optional: Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 17:00

 

Stage 2:

  1. Thursday, May 10, 2018, 10:30

 

Stage 3:

  1. Sunday, May 13, 2018, 10:00
  2. Optional: Monday, May 14, 2018, 14:00

 

Audition Repertoire:

Percussion (Principal) (solo + excerpts) – Download here

Timpani (Asst. Principal) / Percussion (Tutti) (solo + excerpts) – Download here

 

Candidates who downloaded the excerpt book on iOS, please note that there was a technical error which has been corrected.

Please re-download the updated files.

 

Application Deadline: February 15, 2018

Candidates should apply by e-mail to Netta Pniny (netta@ipo.co.ilby sending the following:

  1. Detailed C.V. in English
  2. Completed application forms:

      Percussion (Principal) – (Download here)

    Timpani (Asst. Principal) / Percussion (Tutti) – (Download here)

In the subject please write: Percussion (Principal) or Timpani (Asst. Principal) / Percussion (Tutti) or both positions

 

  • Only qualified candidates will be invited to audition.
  • Times and dates will be confirmed as soon as possible after the application deadline.
  • Audition will take place in Tel-Aviv (Israel).

 

 

Bass (Principal) – 2 positions

First position: Starts in October 2018 or upon the winning candidate’s earliest availability

Second position: Starts in March 2019 or upon the winning candidate’s earliest availability

 

Audition Dates:

Stage 1 (behind a screen):

  1. Monday, July 2, 2018, 10:00

Stage 2:

  1. Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 17:00

 

Audition Repertoire:

Solo :

  1. Dittersdorf or Vanhal concertos –  1st and 2nd movements without cadenzas
  2. Koussevitzky Concerto or Bottesini Concerto no. 2 –  1st movement

 

Audition excerpts book (solo and orchestral) – download here.

 

Candidates who downloaded the excerpt book on iOS, please note that there was a technical error which has been corrected.

Please re-download the corrected books.

 

Application Deadline: April 1, 2018

Candidates who advance to the final stage will be reimbursed for their flight

 

Candidates should apply by e-mail to Netta Pniny (netta@ipo.co.ilby sending the following:

  1. Detailed C.V. in English
  2. Completed application form: download here

 

In the subject please write: Bass (Principal)

  • Only qualified candidates will be invited to audition.
  • Times and dates will be confirmed as soon as possible after the application deadline.
  • The auditions will take place in Tel-Aviv, Israel.

 

 

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