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Principal Cello (65%)

Metropole Orkest has a vacancy for a Principal Cello (65%).

Audition date: 31 January 2020
Repertoire list:

First round:

  • Joseph Haydn celloconcerto in D, first movement, exposition, till bar 77

Second round:

  • Antonin Dvořák Celloconcerto first movement, exposition (=till number 8 ‘grandioso’) or Robert Schuman Celloconcerto first movement, till bar 176.
  • Friedrich Gulda Celloconcerto, first 34 bars.

Orchestral MO parts, will be sent later

The first round will take place behind a screen. We reserve the right to make a pre-selection.

Following European regulations, musicians from countries outside the European Union and European Economic Area (Swiss residents are also exempt), are only invited when they are in possession of an unrestricted Dutch work and residence permit.

Please do not hesitate to contact our head of Personnel, Production & Planning, Sophie Koopmans via email or by phone +31 (0)644890904.

A letter of application with curriculum vitae (including nationality) should be sent by email before 3 January 2020 to Stichting Metropole Orkest,