BIPO Auditions for Viola Section

8 July 2024

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 2024–2025 season will be held on Monday, 7 October 2024 at Borusan Oto 9.55 Hall in İstinye 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, 23 August 2024. Please note that late applications will not be evaluated.

You can download the scores of the required works 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

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

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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