an AUDITION to: the group of French horns with the obligation of the 1st French horn

Pilsen Philharmonic, B. Co. Director,
Mgr. Lenka Kavalová and principal conductor Chuhei Iwasaki
invite applicant for

full-time job


  1. Each applicant must choose between two following concerts and perform 1st movement.
    • W. A. Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 2 E-flat major, KV 417
    • R. Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 1 E-flat major, Op. 11
  2. Orchestral excerpts (for the 1st Horn and tutti):
    • L. van Beethoven – Symphony No. 3 E-flat major, 3. mov. (trio)
    • L. van Beethoven – Symphony No. 6 F major, 3. a 5. věta
    • L. van Beethoven – Symphony No. 7 A major, 1. věta
    • L. van Beethoven – Symphony No. 9 D minor, 3. věta
    • B. Smetana – My Country, Blaník
    • P. I. Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 4 F minor, 1st mov.
    • P. I. Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 5 E minor, 2nd mov.
    • J. Brahms – Piano Concerto No. 1 D minor, 1st mov.
    • D. Shostakovich – Symphony No. 5 D minor, 1st mov.
    • F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy – Symphony No. 3 A minor, 2nd and 3rd mov.

Each applicant is to attach their repertoire prepared for the audition and is to provide the sheet music for the piano accompaniment. The accompanist can be provided by the Pilsen Philharmonic, upon request.

Date of the commencement of employment - September 2024 (or by agreement).

Please send your CV and application including repertoire (at the latest

4th of June 2024) to:

Plzeňská filharmonie o. p. s., Náměstí Míru 10, 301 00 Plzeň
Tel.: (+420) 602 222 685