Second Bassoon (with obligatory instrument Contrabassoon)

N.B. Given the current situation (Covid-19) and travel restrictions, we announce the audition dates below, subject to change.

Auditions will be held on 4 and 5 October 2022 in Amsterdam.

Repertoire will include:

  • W.A. Mozart, Bassoon Concerto K. 191, first movement
  • C.M. von Weber, Bassoon Concerto in F major, opus 75, first movement
  • W.A. Mozart, Bassoon Concerto K. 191, second movement (on Contrabassoon)

For the first audition round recorded solos and excerpts will be requested later at the discretion of the audition committee. Please do not send a recording at this time.

The orchestra's activities include concerts in the Netherlands and abroad as well as radio, CD and television recordings and a broad range of streaming media activities.

The Concertgebouworkest works to provide its members with suitable instruments, which are loaned to the musicians during their employment with the orchestra.

We reserve the right to make a preliminary selection based on application forms and recordings.

Applications to be received by June 20, 2022 via the online application form only:

application form