BIPO Audition for Double Bass

25 June 2018

Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra’s artistic director and principal conductor Sascha Goetzel will be holding audition to recruit the new double bass for the 2018–2019 season. Auditions are scheduled for September 16, 2018 between 1000-15.00 hours at Borusan Oto’s 9.55 Hall in Istinye.
There will be NO piano accompaniment at the auditions.

The application deadline for section doble bass auditions is Friday, July 20, 2018. Please note that late applications will NOT be evaluated.

Audition Address:
Borusan Oto, İstinye
İstinye Mahallesi, Sarıyer Caddesi No: 77
Sarıyer, İstanbul
Audition begins: 10.00

Click here to download the application form.

Applications may either be submitted in person to Borusan Sanat or e-mailed to
Kerem Gökbuget at keremg[at]borusansanat[dot]com

Borusan Sanat
İstiklal Cad. No: 160A
34433 Beyoğlu, Istanbul

Participants must be prepared First movement (without Cadenza) of one of the following concertos (applicant’s choice):
Required Concertos
G. Bottesini: Double Bass Concerto in B minor, No.2
G. Bottesini: Double Bass Concerto in F sharp minor, No.1
S. Koussevitzky: Double Bass Concerto, Op.3
E. Tubin: Concerto for Double Bass and Orchestra (1948)
F. Hertl: Double Bass Concerto (1957)
S.B. Poradowski: Double Bass Concerto, Op.26

Applicants will prepare all excerpts mentioned.
Applicants are responsible for the whole excerpt unless measures are indicated.

Double Bass Audition List
Verdi: Rigoletto, 1. Act, No.3, Duet, Andante mosso
Schubert: Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D944, Scherzo
R. Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier, Op.59, Allegro molto
Wagner: Die Walküre, II. Aufzug
Bruckner: Symphony, No. 7
Beethoven: Symphony,  No. 9, Presto
Beethoven: Symphony,  No. 10, Allegro
Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in G minor
R. Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40
Mozart: Overture to Le nozze di Figaro, KV492