|position||Principal Cello (65%)|
|closing date||Fri 04 March 2022|
|audition date||Fri 08 April 2022|
The Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra has two vacancies for:
Principal Cello (65%)
The auditions will be held on April 8, 2022.
The Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra is one of the most versatile orchestras in the Netherlands. It plays the great symphonies of composers such as Mahler and Brahms as well as operas by R. Strauss and Wagner. The orchestra excels in the style of the late romantic and early twentieth century and is renowned for its high level. The Royal Concertgebouw is the home venue for varied concert programming. For over 30 years, the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra has been the primary orchestra partner of Dutch National Opera and is considered one of the best opera orchestras in Europe. From 2021-2022 season, the orchestra will open a new chapter with Lorenzo Viotti as the new chief conductor. The Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra is, along with the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, part of Stichting Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest.
Alongside their musical responsibilities, section principals make an active contribution to the management of the orchestra. They lead sectional rehearsals, encourage a collegial working relationship with the section and between the other sections and are also the link between individual players and management.
String players have a permanent position with one of the two orchestras. This vacancy is for a position in the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra. In the interest of the organization, you can occasionally be required to play with the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra.
Date of commencement of employment for the mentioned position will be decided by mutual agreement. The salary is in accordance with the national regulations of Dutch Orchestras, which you can find on www.vvno.nl , the website of the association of Dutch Orchestras.
Please note that only correctly and fully completed Muvac applications will be taken into consideration by the selection committee. We would like to invite candidates to upload recent videomaterial of their own choice with the Muvac application so we can get an impression of the candidate already. In your application in Muvac you have the option of uploading recent video material.
For further information about the vacancy please contact Carolien Rijkmans (020-5217543).
The repertoire and obligatory orchestra excerpts will soon be published on our website (www.orkest.nl).