Liepāja Symphony Orchestra is announcing an open competition for the CONCERTMASTER POSITION OF THE FLUTE GROUP.

The competition will take place at the concert hall “Lielais dzintars” (at Radio iela 8, Liepāja) on 28 August 2024 at 13:00.

Requirements for the Applicants:

  • Professional music degree in flute performance.
  • Experience with working in an orchestra.
  • Ability to work in the main job with the Liepāja Symphony Orchestra.

Main job duties:

  • To prepare and play orchestral pieces of the flute section at high artistic quality.
  • To ensure the quality of work of the flute section.
  • To adhere to the work plans and structure, as well as other internal regulations of the LSO.
  • To maintain and to improve his/her individual mastery throughout duration of the contract.

You can apply for the competition by 19 August 2024, 23:59, by sending the following documents to the Liepāja Symphony Orchestra e-mail address info@lso.lv specifying the subject “For the Competition”:

1) CV (Curriculum vitae);
2) Copies of documents certifying your academic degree and documents on further education.

Monthly salary for the full-time job is 1850 EUR before taxes stipulated in the rules and regulations of the Republic of Latvia.

Place of employment: Radio iela 8, Liepāja, Latvija.

Contact person: Staff manager Diāna Grīnberga, e-mail: diana.grinberga@lso.lv

General Regulations for the Audition

The 1st round program:
W.A.Mozart - Flute Concerto in G major, K.313/285c, 1st movement with cadenza

The 2nd round program:
1. J. S. Bach – The St Matthew Passion (German: Matthäus-Passion);
2. L. van Beethoven – Symphony No. 3;
3. J. Brahms – Symphony No. 4;
4. C. Debussy – Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun;
5. A. Dvořák – Symphony No.8;
6. F. Mendelssohn – A Midsummer Night's Dream (op. 61);
7. F. Mendelssohn – Symphony No. 4;
8. S. Prokofiev – Peter and the Wolf (op. 67);
9. M. Ravel - Bolero;
10. M. Ravel - Daphnis and Chloé;
11. G. Rossini - William Tell;
12. C. Saint-Saëns - The Carnival of the Animals.