Auditioning for Principal Cellist (registrations are closed)

Concours orchestre à Liège

Practical information

When: Monday 13th September 2021 at 10h00. (Your presence is required from 09h15 for the allotting of audition times)

Where: Salle Philharmonique de Liège (attention, please use the following entrance: 14, rue Forgeur – 4000 LIÈGE)

How: Please complete your application form online or send it by email to before Friday 3rd September 2021, midnight at the latest.


Audition will consist of three rounds :

  • 1st round :

HAYDN, Concerto in D major, 1st movement (without cadenza)

Orchestral excerpts or solos (taken from the list shown in the round 3)*

  • 2nd round :

Please choose ONE of the following two examples :

DVORAK, Concerto for violoncello, 1st movement
SCHUMANN, Concerto for violoncello, 1st movement


Orchestral excerpts or solos (taken from the list shown in the round 3)*

  • 3rd round :

Orchestral excerpts or solos * :

BARTÓK, Concerto for orchestra
BEETHOVEN, Symphony No.5
BEETHOVEN, Symphony No.8
BRAHMS, Piano Concerto No.2
SHOSTAKOVICH, Symphony No.15
MENDELSSOHN, A Midsummer Night's Dream (Ein Sommernachtstraum)
RAVEL, Daphnis et Chloé
Richard STRAUSS, Ein Heldenleben
TCHAÏKOVSKI, Swan Lake (Le Lac des cygnes)

* A copy of the orchestral excerpts and solos can be downloaded below.

The orchestra's pianist will be available to accompany you, BUT WITHOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF REHEARSING BEFORE HAND.

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