Esbjerg Ensemble seeks to appoint full time Solo Cello by 1. March 2015

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Audition will take place in Esbjerg on Sunday 9th November 2014

Esbjerg Ensemble, Denmark’s most distinguished chamber ensemble, was established in 1967 on the initiative of the Danish Ministry of Culture and now comprises 12 international musicians: a wind quintet, a string quintet, piano and percussion. The ensemble features an exciting, wide-ranging repertoire of both traditional and contemporary chamber music.

1st Round
1). Joseph Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 2 in D Major. 1st movement Allegro moderato without cadenza
2). Maurice Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Cello. 3rd movement Lent

2nd Round
1). L.v. Beethoven: String Quartet No. 15 in A minor, Op. 132. 1st movement Assai sostenuto – Allegro
2). W.A. Mozart: Divertimento for String Trio in E flat Major. K.563, 1st movement Allegro. Bars 1-111
3). Eugéne Ysaÿe: Le Chimay for String Trio. Bars 1-47

3rd Round
1). L.v. Beethoven: Septet in E flat Major, Op. 20 4th movement. Tema con variazioni Andante
2). Franz Schubert: Piano Trio in B flat Major, D.898, 2nd movement, Andante, un poco mosso. Bars 1-82

1st round – a pianist will be provided. 1st, 2nd and 3rd round are performed with Esbjerg Ensemble’s musicians. The chamber music parts for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd rounds can be mailed upon request. A short-list of candidates is made subsequently the deadline, and those selected will be invited to the audition in Esbjerg, Denmark on Sunday 9th November 2014.

The first year of engagement is regarded as a trial period.

Travel expenses and accommodation are to be covered by the applicant.

Yearly salary DKK 325.000 + full pension. Working conditions according to agreement between the Danish Musicians Union and Association of Danish Regional Orchestras. It is mandatory for non EU-citizens that residence and work permits are obtained by the time of employment in Denmark.

Permanent members of Esbjerg Ensemble are expected to reside in Denmark and to acquire basic Danish language skills.

Please send your application together with a detailed CV (Lebenslauf) by

Sunday, 19th October 2014.

Esbjerg Ensemble
Norgesgade 19
DK – 6700 Esbjerg
Norgesgade 19
DK – 6700 Esbjerg