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Competition for the position of: orchestra musician tutti - bassoon

Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra with seat in Katowice announces a competition for the position of: orchestra musician tutti - bassoon

The date of the auditions is 4th September 2020 at 14.00

  • only selected candidates will be invited to participate in auditions
  • applications are to be addressed to the NOSPR Personnel Department, by email or by post until 31st July 2020
  • an application must contain a CV, including a description of the candidate’s artistic achievements
  • a candidate must indicate whether they wish to use NOSPR’s accompaniment


  • W.A. Mozart - Bassoon Concerto in B-flat major, KV 191 (1st and 2nd movement without cadence)
  • P. Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4 in F minor, op. 36 (solo from 2nd movement)
  • M. Ravel – Piano Concerto in G major (1st and 3rd movement)


  • C. Saint-Saëns – Sonata for bassoon and piano, op. 168 (1st and 2nd movement)
  • Orchestra parts:
  • L. van Beethoven – Symphony No. 4 in B major, op. 60 (1st and 4th movement)
  • L. van Beethoven – Violin Concerto in D major, op. 61 (2nd and 3rd movement)
  • H. Berlioz – Symphonie fantastique, op. 14 (4th and 5th movement)
  • P. Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 5 in E minor, op. 64 (2nd and 3rd movement)
  • W. A. Mozart – Overture from The Marriage of Figaro KV 492
  • M. Ravel – Boléro
  • N. Rimsky-Korsakov – Scheherazade, op. 35 (2nd movement)
  • D. Szostakowicz – Symphony No. 9, op. 70 (4th movement)
  • I. Stravinsky – The Rite of Spring (Introduction)

Sheet music will be emailed to candidates qualified for the auditions.

Applications are to be addressed to the NOSPR Personnel Department. 

Plac Wojciecha Kilara 1, 40 – 202 Katowice

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Cancelled concerts

Cancelled concerts

Following the recommendations by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage regarding the coronavirus outbreak, the NOSPR has decided to cancel or postpone all concerts until 25th March 2020.

Shai Maestro / statement

Shai Maestro / statement

Important information about the concerts in NOSPR between 28.02-1.03.2020

Important information about the concerts in NOSPR between 28.02-1.03.2020

Dear Guest, we would like to inform that all the concerts in NOSPR are taking place as planned. None of the guest artists are considering any changes in their concert plans. At the same time, we ensure that we stay in contact with authorities and services responsible for public health, which are constantly monitoring the situation due to the coronavirus epidemy.


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