Stavanger Symfoniorkester seeks a talented, aspiring conductor to work closely with Chief Conductor Andris Poga and guest conductors. The assistantship position is designed to allow young conductors to work with a professional orchestra at the highest level and to gain valuable practical experience.
Your Application + Digital Audition
Please send the application to Kunstnerisk Plansjef Maris Gothoni: firstname.lastname@example.org
Make sure to include the following:
Selected candidates may be asked to be interviewed in person.
* Deadline to apply: Friday 3 November 2022, at 08:00.
Live Audition on 21 November 2022
Up to four or five applicants will be chosen to conduct a live audition in Stavanger on Monday, 21 November 2022, between 10:00-13:00, on the basis of the digital audition.
The repertoire for the live audition consists of:
Brahms, Symphony No.4, 4th movement
Bártok, Concerto for Orchestra, 4th movement
About the orchestra
Stavanger Symphony Orchestra (SSO) is one of Scandinavia’s most successful orchestras. SSO performs in Stavanger Concert hall, which is considered one of the best concert halls in Europe. SSO’s Chief Conductor is Andris Poga; Tianyi Lu is serving as Conductor-in-Residence. Recent guest conductors have included Karina Canellakis, Pablo Heras-Casado, James Gaffigan, Stanislav Kochanovsky, Dalia Stasevska, Fabien Gabel, Michael Schønwandt, Jan Willem de Vriend, John Storgårds, Kazuki Yamada, Kristiina Poska, among many others. The orchestra was founded in 1938 and consists of 85 musicians from 22 different nations.