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Competition for the position of: orchestra musician tutti - cello

The Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra is a leader among Polish orchestras and one of the most important institutions of culture in the country. For over 85 years, it has been contributing to the main currents of Polish musical culture with its concerts, publications, and educational activity.

The orchestra regularly performs with the greatest musicians in the world, and its spectacular seat is a place admired by audiences and artists alike. Since April 2018, NOSPR has been a member of the ECHO, an organisation bringing together 22 Europe’s finest concert halls.

At NOSPR, we continue the best traditions in the world of music, simultaneously creating new formats of artistic events and seeking new ways of interacting with audiences. We are co-organisers of the Katowice Culture Nature Festival, The Festival of Premieres and the Music+Science Festival, as well as the Karol Szymanowski International Music Competition.

We are continuously evolving and developing, which is why we are seeking an employee to join our team in the position of:


The auditions will take place on 13.06.2024  at 14:00 at the seat of NOSPR in Katowice, plac Wojciecha Kilara 1.

Please submit your applications by post, addressed: NOSPR, Plac W. Kilara 1, 40-202 Katowice, with the note “do Działu Personalnego” on the envelope; or by email: by 30.04.2024. Please title your email as follows: „Muzyk Orkiestrowy Tutti Wiolonczele”.

An application must contain a CV complete with a description of the candidate’s artistic achievements.

The candidate must indicate whether they will require a NOSPR-provided accompanist.

Only selected candidates will be invited to participate in the auditions. They will be informed about participation in the auditions no later than on 13.05.2024.

1st Stage:

  • J. S. Bach - Allemande, Courante or Gigue from Suite for solo cello number 2-6
  • J. Haydn - Cello Concerto No. 2 in D major, 1st movement
  • J. Brahms - Symphony No. 2, 2nd movement, beginning

2nd Stage:

  • R. Schumann - Cello Concerto in A minor, 1st movement
  • F. Schubert - Sonata Arpeggione D. 821 1st movement
  • A. Dvořák – Cello Concerto in B minor, 1st movement

Orchestra fragments:

  • L. van Beethoven - Symphony No. 5, 2nd movement theme and first two variations
  • G. Verdi - Requiem 3rd movement Offertory beginning to bar 62
  • G. Mahler - Symphony No. 5, 1st movement from number 4 to number 6
  • R. Strauss - Don Juan, fragments
  • R. Strauss – Ein Heldenleben, beginning
  • P. Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4, 2nd movement, theme
  • S. Prokofiev - Romeo and Juliet movements 3rd, 6th and 7th, fragments

Please attach a link to a recording of your performance of J. Haydn’s 2nd Concerto in D major 1st movement together with your application.

Sheet music for the selected orchestra fragments will be emailed to persons qualified for the auditions on 13.05.2024.

Please add the following to your CV: Pursuant to art. 6(1)(a) of the General Data Protection Regulation of 27th April 2016 (EU Official Journal L 119 of 04.05.2016), I hereby consent to my personal data, exceeding that resulting from art. 221 of the Labour Code, included in the application sent by me, being processed by NOSPR for the purposes of the recruitment process.

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