Orchestral Instrumentalists Application














ORCHESTRAL INSTRUMENTALISTS
- 2018 APPLICATION PROCEDURE  

ORCHESTRAL MUSICIANS (9 June - 1 July) (Orchestral musicians range in age from early twenties to mid sixties)

We look forward to hearing you perform either on an email music file,cassette, REGULAR CD, or in person to help us determine under which arrangements we can invite you to participate at the Rome Festival and/or Summer Institute in Italy.

The Rome Festival artist-teachers will help you present your best possible performances.

With the Rome Festival Orchestral you will perform a fully staged opera, fully staged opera and/or ballets, chamber music, and orchestral repertoire. 

You will also visit the cultural treasures of Rome to learn how they inspired composers

If you request the opportunity, you will  rehearse and perform chamber music and, if you request by email prior to 30 April, participate in master classes. 

You will meet instrumentalists, singers, ballet dancers, and designers from all over the United States, Italy, and at least nine other countries. Through these artists you will network worldwide for your professional future.

All your expenses of the Rome Festival opportunity may be covered by tax deductible gifts and grants through out 501-c-3 charity.  Our charity receives many corporate matches.  All tax payers and all non-profits may contribute.

We select orchestral players at the end of each month for the summer of 2018 and 2019.   When our charity has used up all its financial support available for 2018, we invite the remaining orchestral players for 2019.

The 2018 Rome Festival Orchestra will invite musicians for a theater size orchestra.

Be certain to indicate on your application the date when you will email your audition as a music file to romefestival@yahoo.com OR mail to our "fast" postal address oryour audition cassette or REGULAR CD (usually within 2 weeks). Audition by playing two contrasting movements of a sonata or concerto from the standard repertoire. If possible, also play three orchestral excerpts. You may also play an additional piece from outside the standard repertoire through which you best demonstrate your strength and expressiveness as a performer.  After hearing your recording the artistic panel may ask you to play an audition in person at a location convenient to you.

We look forward to hearing you play and helping you benefit from living and performing in the heart of the inspirational historic center of Rome!

TO OBTAIN YOUR APPLICATION FORM

SAMPLE OF SUMMER REPERTOIRE

SAMPLE OF THE REPERTO9IRE THE ROME FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA HAS PERFORMED DURING PREVIOUS SUMMER SEASONS (Members of the 2018 Rome Festival Orchestra will receive the 2018 Rome Festival Orchestra repertoire during May 2018)

 

MAESTRI: FRITZ MARAFFI - FM; CAROL NIES - CN; MI HEE KIM -MHK

OPERA REPERTOIRE

 MOZART (Austria, n. Salisburgo 1756; m. Vienna 1791)

"Don Giovanni" 5/7/9 July FM/CN

 DONIZETTI (Italia; n. Bergamo 1797; m. Bergamo 1884)"

"L'elisir d'amore " 27/29, 31 July FM/CN

SYMPHONY REPERTOIRE

 

MOZART (Austria, n. Salisburgo 1756; rn. Vienna 1791)

Ouverture e suite da "Don Giovanni" 28 CN/DL

Ouverture "Die Zauberflöte" 6 CN/MHK

Concerto per violino e orchestra in sol maggiore n. 3, K. 216 28 CN

BEETHOVEN (Germania, n. Bonn 1770; m. Vienna 1827)

Ouverture Leonore n. 3, op. 72b 17 CN/DL

Sinfonia n. 5 in do min. op. 67 13 STAFF

ROSSINI (Italia; n. Pesaro 1792; m. Parigi 1868)

Ouverture da "La gazza Ladra" 20 CN

DONIZETTI (Italia; n. Bergamo 1797; m. Bergamo 1884)

Suite da "L?elisir d?amore" 6 DL/CN (1 harp)

LISZT (Ungheria; n. Raiding 1811; m. Bayreuth 1886)

Concerto per pianoforte e orchestra n. 2 in la magg. S.125 24 CN

WAGNER (Germania, n. Lipsia 1813; m. Venezia 1883)

Prelude und Liebestod da "Tristan und Isolde" 17 FM/Staff (1 harp)

Ouverture "Der fliegender Holl䮤er" 17 KM/CN (1 harp)

VERDI (Italia, n. Le Roncole, 1813; m. Milano 1901)

Ouverture "La Forza del Destino" 17 DL/CN (2 harps)

Ouverture "I vespri Siciliani" 13 CN/DL

Arie e duetti TBA KM/Staff

SUPPE, F. von (Belgio, n. Spalato, Dalmatia 1819; m. Vienna 1895)

Ouverture "Dichter und Bauer" 6 FM (1 Harp)

STRAUSS, J. (Austria, n. Vienna 1825; m. Vienna 1899)

Ouverture e Suite da "Die Fledermaus" 6 FM/CN (1 harp)

An der schönen blauen Donau 6 CN/DL (1 harp)

BRAHMS (Germania; n. Amburgo 1833; m. Vienna 1897)

Sinfonia n. 4 in mi min. op. 98 20 FM/Staff

SAINT-SAENS (Francia; n. Parigi 1835; m. Algeria 1921)

Introduction et Rondo Capriccioso, op.28 28 FM/CN

DVORAK (Czech; n. Nelahozeves 1841; m. Praga 1904)

Ouverture Carnevale 13 FM/CN (1 harp)

PUCCINI (Italia, n. Lucca 1858; m. Brussels 1924)

Intermezzo da "Manon Lescaut" 28 CN (1 harp)

DEBUSSY (Francia, n. St. Germain-en-Laye 1862; m. Parigi 1918)

La Mer 20 FM/STAFF (2 harps)

Nocturnes 24 FM/STAFF (Maestro di coro MHK) (2 harps)

STRAUSS, R. (Germania; n. Monaco 1864; m. Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1949)Tod und Verklärµng 13 FM (2 harps)

Suite da "Der Rosenkavalier" 28 FM/Staff (1 harp) (Waltzes from)

Don Juan 17 FM/STAFF (2 harps)

RAVEL (Francia; n. Cibourne 1875; m. Parigi 1937)

La Valse 17 FM/STAFF (2 harps)

GRIFFES, C. (Stati Uniti, n. Elmira, NY 1884; m. New York, NY 1920)

Abbozzi di Roma, op. 7 Il Pavone bianco 24 CN/DL (2 harps)

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