Audition for Co-Principal Timpani / Tutti Percussion





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Audition information

Date: May 4 -5, 2020
Place: Stockholm, Sweden

Compulsory works Timpani;

Bacchanale, "Allegro Vivace”. Excerpt no. 1
Brahms, Symphony no. 1. Excerpt no. 11, 12 and 13.
Orchestral excerpts

All the timpani repertoire will be played on 5 Aehnelt timpani with calfheads except for Bacchanale “Allegro Vivace” which is played on Ringer/Winkelmann timpani with plastic heads, American setup.

All the instruments have Berlin pedal.

Compulsory works Percussion:

1st round:
Delecluse, Excerpt no. 32 (Snare drum)
Zappa, Black Page, Excerpt no. 38 (Vibraphone)
Bach, Bourrée, Excerpt no. 41 (Marimba)
2nd round:
Lilloff-Århus Etyde no. 9, excerpt no. 37 (Snare drum)
Norberg    Etude   excerpt no. 54 (Tambourine)
Mozart The Magic Flute   excerpt no. 50 (Bells)
Andersson Jehu excerpt no. 42 (Xylo)
3rd round:
Sjostakovitsch Lady McBeth excerpt no. 49 (xylo)
Orchestral excerpts

Candidates can bring their own tambourine, but the Swedish Radio will provide you with all other instruments. More information about the different instruments will be sent out later on, after receiving all applications.

Click here for the music- Percussion

Click here for the music- Timpani 

Last day of application March, 30, 2020. 

The employment
We offer a full-time permanent contract.

Berwaldhallen is part of the Swedish Radio and thereby  shares the same common values: independency, reliability, openness and innovativeness. Berwaldhallen is the home  of two of the world's leading ensembles - the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Swedish Radio Choir. Through concerts and tours  all over the world as well as recordings  we have become important ambassadors for Swedish music and culture both nationally and internationally. Our ensembles attract the foremost conductors and soloists, such as our current internationally well-established Chief Conductor Daniel Harding 

Further details about the audition can be obtained from Gunnar Eklund, Orchestra Coordinator

Union enquiries should be addressed to union representative: Maj Widding (SYMF)  Olle Markström (SMF)

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