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AUDITIONS 2020

We are pleased to announce that applications are now open for auditions to participate in the BSFO’s 2020 concerts.  Our concert plans currently include:

 

25 August - 9 September, Russia: Rehearsal residency followed by up to five concerts, including St Petersburg & Moscow.

22 - 30 September, United Kingdom: Up to five concerts including London, Edinburgh, Leeds, Birmingham & Manchester.

 

Dates and cities are subject to final confirmation.

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Concert repertoire:   

Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5

Elgar - Enigma Variations

Shostakovich - Festive Overture

Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No.2

Britten - Overture to Paul Bunyan

 

Application forms and audition requirements are now available in the BSFO’s 2020 information pack, which may be requested by current students through their music department/conservatoire administration or else directly from the BSFO by sending an email to admin@bsfo.org, using the header “Audition 2020”.  Graduates up to the age of 28 years on 1st September 2020 who are no longer at a place of study, may also apply directly to the BSFO.

 

Auditions will take place in the UK and Russia in January 2020, with more details available in the audition pack.

BRITTEN-SHOSTAKOVICH FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA  

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR JAN LATHAM-KOENIG