Vacancy: Number 2, 1st Violin

Posted on September 14, 2010

Number 2, 1st Violin (with potential for some leading)

Manchester Camerata is seeking a no.2, 1st Violin to work in close junction with the orchestra, new Leader – Giovanni Guzzo, Music Director – Douglas Boyd, Permanent Guest Conductor – Nicholas Kraemer and Principal Guest Director – Gordan Nikolitch. Gábor Takács–Nagy will join the Artistic team as Music Director in September 2011.

Working closely with the whole team, you will work Manchester based and play a pivotal role in the future success of one of the UK’s foremost Chamber Orchestras. The role also has potential for some leading, chamber music and solo opportunities.

How to apply:
Send a CV, and covering letter making specific reference to the information provided to Bob Riley – by 1st October 2010 (email applications only)

Audition Repertoire
– Mozart 1st movement of any concerto + cadenza   & contrasting piece – own choice
Chamber – Beethoven String Quartet Op.95 – 1st movement
Solo Excerpts – Bach – ‘Erbarme dich’ – Matthew Passion no.39
Orchestral Excerpts – Schubert – Symphony no.2 – 1st movement,  Britten – Bridge Variations, Macmillan piano Concerto no.2

First Round Dates – Tuesday 19 Oct, 9.00 am – 1.00pm, Thursday 21 Oct, 9.30am – 12.30pm
Venue – Manchester Camerata, RNCM, 124 Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9RD

Download a full Job Description