Chief conductor Martin Fröst
Has a vacancy for Principal Flute, 100%

Date of employment as agreed

The Swedish Chamber Orchestra is a full-time ensemble of 39 players based in the city of Örebro (2 hours west of Stockholm by car or by train). The orchestra has its home in the Örebro Concert Hall, where each member of the orchestra has a private practice room. The orchestra gives some 90 concerts a year including national and international touring (Lincoln Center, BBC Proms, Salzburger Festspiele, Europe and Japan etc). The orchestra records for Sony Classics, BIS, Hyperion, SIMAX, Chandos etc.

Audition 1st round

The first round is digital. Please send your CV and recording by email 25th of November 8:00 am at the latest. Read our recording instructions here (pdf).

The repertoire for the first round will be:

1. Solo repertoire:
W. A. Mozart – Flute concerto No 1 in G major 1st movt until the end of the exposition with cadenza – 2nd movt until bar 27 without cadenza
J. S. Bach – Partita for solo flute in A minor 1st movt without replays

2. Orchestral excerpts:
L v Beethoven – Leonore Overture No 3, op 72
C Debussy – Prélude à l‘après-midi d‘un faune
J Brahms – Symphony No 4 E minor, op 98. 4th movt: Allegro energico e passionato
F Mendelssohn – A Midsummer Night’s Dream, op 61. Scherzo, Allegro vivace
M Ravel – Daphnis et Chloé Suite No 2. Pantomime

Audition 2nd round

The second round which consists of ensemble and orchestra audition together with trial weeks, will start from 7th of March. Applicants for the second round will get a personal invitation 17th of December at the latest.

The repertoire for the second round will be:

1. Orchestral excerpts
L v Beethoven – Leonore Overture No 3, op 72
L v Beethoven – Symphony No 7 A major, op 92. 2nd movt: Allegretto
J Brahms – Symphony No 4 E minor, op 98. 4th movt: Allegro energico e passionato
F Mendelssohn – A Midsummer Night’s Dream, op 61. Scherzo, Allegro vivace
F Mendelssohn – Symphony No 4 A major, op 90. 4th movt: Saltarello
F Schubert – Symphony No 6 C major, D 589. 2nd movt: Andante

2. Ensemble repertoire:
F Danzi – Quintett op 56 No 2 G minor 1st and 4th movt
W A Mozart – Flute Quartet D major K 285 1st and 2nd movt
C Nielsen – Wind Quintet op 43 Variations X, XI and Andante Festivo

All sheet music for the audition can be found here (pdf).
List of audition repertoire (pdf).
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Contact

Please send your application, consisting of CV and recording, in the same email to:
audition@orebrokonserthus.com

Artistic manager: Gregor Zubicky +46 (0)704 91 24 27
Union representative: Hans Elvkull +46 (0)707 77 52 04

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