NJO Winter Tour

16 - 30 January 2022

Large symphonic project with concerts in larger concert halls throughout the Netherlands

Auditions

Registration for auditions for the NJO Winter Tour is possible until 31 October 2021. Check this website after 3 November 2021 for the vacancies and auditions for your instrument. Please note that there will be no auditions for harp, saxophone and piano for NJO as they do not appear in the orchestra in this programme. It is possible for harpists to audition for the first round of EUYO (see below).

Audition days in the Netherlands: 6 November until 2 December 2021. These auditions are combined with the first audition round for the EUYO. The audition dates and locations can be found below, the exact audition time will be communicated to the candidates by email in the week after the final application date 31 October 2021:

  • Violin: Sat. 27 Nov. / Muziekcentrum van de Omroep, Studio 9 - Heuvellaan 33, 1217 JL Hilversum (all day and evening)
  • Viola: Wed. 17 Nov. 2021 / Muziekcentrum van de Omroep, Studio 9 - Heuvellaan 33, 1217 JL Hilversum (all day)
  • Cello: Sun. 21 Nov. 2021 / Muziekcentrum van de Omroep, Studio 7 - Heuvellaan 33, 1217 JL Hilversum (all day and evening)
  • Double bass: Fri. 19 Nov. 2021 / Codarts - Location WMDC - Jazz, Pop & World Music - Pieter de Hoochweg 125, 3024 BG Rotterdam (all day)
  • Flute: Mon. 29 Nov. 2021 / Muziekcentrum van de Omroep, Studio 9 - Heuvellaan 33, 1217 JL Hilversum (all day and evening)
  • Clarinet: Wed. 10 Nov. 2021 / HKU Utrechts Conservatorium, Room K2.10 - Mariaplaats 28, 3511 LL Utrecht (all day and evening)
  • Oboe: Mon. 8 Nov. 2021 / HKU Utrechts Conservatorium, Room K2.10 - Mariaplaats 28, 3511 LL Utrecht (all day)
  • Bassoon: Tue. 9 Nov. 2021 / HKU Utrechts Conservatorium, Room K1.18 - Mariaplaats 28, 3511 LL Utrecht (all day)
  • Horn: Thu. 18 Nov. 2021 / Conservatorium van Amsterdam, Sweelinckzaal (Room 0234) - Oosterdokskade 151, 1011 DL Amsterdam (all day)
  • Trumpet: Tue. 23 Nov. 2021 / Muziekcentrum van de Omroep, Studio 9 - Heuvellaan 33, 1217 JL Hilversum (all day)
  • Trombone and bass trombone: Mon. 22 Nov. 2021 / Muziekcentrum van de Omroep, Studio 9 - Heuvellaan 33, 1217 JL Hilversum (all day)
  • Tuba: Tue. 30 Nov. 2021 / Conservatorium van Amsterdam, Sweelinckzaal (Room 0234) - Oosterdokskade 151, 1011 DL Amsterdam (all day)
  • Percussion*: Mon. 15 Nov. 2021 / Conservatorium van Amsterdam, Room 6.41 - Oosterdokskade 151, 1011 DL Amsterdam (all day)
  • Harp: Tue. 9 Nov. 2021 / HKU Utrechts Conservatorium, Room K1.18 - Mariaplaats 28, 3511 LL Utrecht (all day) NB It is only possible for harpists to audition for the first round of EUYO auditions, not for the NJO Winter Tour due to the programming.

 

*Specifications percussion instruments Amsterdam
Snare drum: Pearl Philharmonic Aluminium PHA-1440, plastic skin
Bass drum: Adams 32 inch natural skin
Timpani: Adams Schnellar plastic skin, German set up, Dresden pedal system
Xylophone: Concorde, 4 octaves (X8002 GA)
Glockenspiel: Concorde, with pedal, 3,5 octaves (G8001)
Cymbals: Zildjian a2 Classic Orchestral Selection (18’’ and 19’’)
Vibraphone: Adams Concert Series, silver keys


Audition days in Belgium for NJO (only for musicians studying in Belgium):

  • All instruments: Fri. 12 and Sat. 13 Nov. 2021 / Koninklijk Conservatorium Antwerpen, Witte zaal (Zone Beel hoog) - Desguinlei 25, 2018 Antwerpen, Belgium (all day and evening)
    The exact audition time will be communicated to the candidates by email in the week after the final application date 31 October 2021.

 

Specifications percussion instruments Antwerp
Snare drum: YAMAHA CONCERT - Remo skintone
Snare drum: ADAMS 6000 - Evans G1
Bass drum: Adams - fiber skin
Timpani: Adams Philharmonic-Adams Renaissance skin-Dresden pedal system
Xylophone: Adams Xylophone solist
Glockenspiel: Bergeraut with pedal
Cymbals: Sabian HH Viennese 18” and Zildjan 20”

Rehearsals

16 - 22 January 2022 in Theater Orpheus, Apeldoorn

Concerts 22-01-2022 De Doelen, Rotterdam
23-01-2022 Concertgebouw De Vereeniging, Nijmegen
25-01-2022 t.b.a., Eindhoven
26-01-2022 Theater Orpheus, Apeldoorn 
27-01-2022 t.b.a., Utrecht
28-01-2022 TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht, AVROTROS Vrijdagconcert Radio 4 (live recording)
29-01-2022 Parkstad Limburg Theaters, Kerkrade
30-01-2022 Amare, Den Haag
Conductor John Wilson
Soloists Storioni Trio
Works*)

Emanuel Moór - Triple Concerto in D minor, Opus 70 (23') - Dutch premiere

2.2.2.2 - 4.3.3.1 - 1+2 - str

Sergei Rachmaninoff - Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Opus 27 (60‘)

3[1.2.3/pic].3[1.2.3/Eh].3[1.2.bcl(A)].2 - 4.3.3.1 - 1+3 - str

*) click on the name of the work to open information on the orchestra instrumentation

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