Trumpet audition

Concerto Budapest Symphony Orchestra's audition of  Trumpet – Trumpet Tutti / Associate Principal.
Application's deadline is Monday, 2 May 2022
Audition: Monday, 9 May 2022, 3 pm

The application process: By Monday, 2 May 2022 via email with a brief professional CV sent to our Orchestra Assistant, Lajos Tóth, at

Time and date of the audition:Monday, 9 May 2022, 3 pm

Location of the audition: Concerto Budapest Zeneház/Music House, Grand Hall, address: 1094 Budapest, Páva utca 10-12.

The audition consists of the following:

Round I – behind screen:
J. Haydn: Trumpet Concerto in E-flat major, Movements I and II,  with a B-flat trumpet without a cadenza
Beethoven: Leonore-overture No. 3
Mahler: Symphony No. 5 (from the beginning to bar 24, from bar 278 to bar 293)

Round II:

Orchestral excerpts:
Bizet: Carmen - Prelude
R. Strauss: An Alpine Symphony, 3rd trumpet (from rehearsal number 65 until the 3rd bar after rehearsal number 67)
R. Strauss: Sinfonia Domestica, 3rd trumpet (from rehearsal 89 to rehearsal number 90)
Mahler: Symphony No. 3, Movement 3 (post horn solo, from rehearsal number 14 until rehearsal number 16)
Stravinsky: Petrushka, (Dance of the Ballerina)
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G major, Movement I (from rehearsal number 2 to rehearsal 3)
Bartók: Concerto, Movement 5, 1st trumpet (from bar 211 to bar 255), 2nd trumpet (from bar 201 to bar 234)
Bach: Christmas Oratorio, Aria No.8

After receiving the application material, the scores of all the excerpts will be sent to the candidates as pdf attachments of the response email.

At the audition, the Orchestra provides piano accompaniment.