Liepaja Symphony Orchestra announces an open competition to the vacant position of an orchestra concertmaster.

The competition will take place in Liepāja, in the concert hall “Lielais dzintars” (at Radio iela 8) on May 6, 2022.

Requirements for the applicants:

  • professional music degree in violin performance;
  • experience with working in an orchestra.

Major duties:

  • prepare and play the first violin section of the orchestra, including solo parts, in high artistic quality according to conductor’s instructions and in cooperation with other musicians;
  • control the quality of work of the group concertmasters and their interaction;
  • give suggestions and recommendations to the member of the Board and the artistic director for the elimination of artistic shortcomings of the orchestra and facilitation of development;
  • maintain and improve individual skills throughout the contract.

Submission of applications for the competition is open until 24 April 2022, 23:59. To apply, e-mail the following documents to the Liepaja Symphony Orchestra e-mail address: specifying the subject “Regarding the Competition”:

Monthly salary for full-time work: EUR 2000 before the calculation of taxes stipulated in the laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia.

Workplace: Radio iela 8, Liepāja, Latvia.


The music scores of the Orchetral excerpts of the second round:
Johannes Brahms - Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68 II Andante sostenuto Violin Solo;
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 39 part II and IV;
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Sheherazade Op. 35 Violin I;
Richard Strauss - Ein Heldenleben Op. 40 Violin Solo;
Robert Schumann - Symphony No. 2 in C major Op. 61 1st violin;
Pyotr Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No. 2 in G major, Op. 44 Violin Solo.

Contact person:  Staff manager Diāna Grīnberga, e-mail:


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