BIPO Auditions for Viola Section

10 December 2022

The Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra (BIPO) will hold auditions for viola section to join the orchestra’s reserve list and expand the musician pool. The audition for the 2022-2023 season will be held on Sunday, 5 February 2023 at Borusan Oto 9.55 Hall in Istinye between 10.30-15.00 for viola sections. Auditions will be held for viola sections, those who are successful at these auditions will be qualified to attend the orchestra's reserve auditions.

There will be no piano accompaniment at the auditions.
The deadline for viola audition applications is Friday, 6 January 2023. Please note that late applications will not be evaluated.

Important Notice:  Applicants are required to be not over 30 years old, have completed their undergraduate degree in the conservatory or equivalent school of their relevant instrument and living in Istanbul; a notary approved graduation certificate will be required for the application.

You can download the scores of the required pieces from here (crossed ones excluded)

Required Solo Viola Excerpts:

F. A. HOFFMEISTER: Viola Concerto in D Major, 1st movement, (without cadenza)
Required Orchestra Excerpts:

R. STRAUSS: Don Juan, op.20 (from beginning to 71st measure)
J. BRAHMS: Symphony, no.4 in E minor, op.98, 4th movement (measures 41-80)
W. A. MOZART: Symphony, no.35 in D Major, KV 385, 1st movement (measures 41-71 and 134-181)
P. I. TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony, no.6 in B minor, op.74, “Pathétique”, 1st movement, (measures 19-62)

Applicants are responsible for the whole solo excerpt and parts of orchestral excerpts indicated with the measures.

Audition Address
Borusan Oto, İstinye
İstinye Mahallesi, Sarıyer Caddesi No: 77
Sarıyer, İstanbul
Starting Time: 10.30

Click to download the application form

You can either file your application personally to Borusan Sanat (at the address above) or send in your filled form by e-mail to Sibil Arsenyan at sarsenyan[at]borusansanat[dot]com.

Borusan Sanat
İstiklal Caddesi No: 160A
34433 Beyoğlu, İstanbul  

When your applications are received, you will be informed. If you do not receive this e-mail, please repeat your application.


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