Vacant Positions


Highly qualified applicants should send their application (PDF) only by e-mail to:

Stiftung Berliner Philharmoniker
Herbert-von-Karajan-Str. 1
10785 Berlin, Germany


Required pieces: a violin concert by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (B major KV 207, D major KV 211, G major 216, D major KV 218 or A major KV 219) and a romantic concerto
Application deadline: 1 January 2019
Audition: 13/14 February 2019

First Principal Viola

Required pieces: Concertos by Franz Anton Hoffmeister an Carl Stamitz Concerto plus optionally a concerto by Béla Bartók, William Walton or Paul Hindemith
Application Deadline: 27 March 2019
Audition: 9/10 May 2019

High clarinet

(German system)
Required pieces: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Clarinet concerto A major KV 622 und Johann Melchior Molter Clarinet concerto A major for high clarinet
Application deadline: 28 August 2019
Audition: 10/11 Oktober 2019

Principal Horn

Required pieces: Mozart Concerto KV 495 and Strauss First Horn Concerto
Application deadline: 12 February 2019
Audition: 27/28 March 2019

High Horn

Required pieces: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Horn Concerto No 4 E flat major KV 495 and Richard Strauss  Horn Concerto No 1 E flat major op 11
Application Deadline: 18 December 2018
Audition: 30/31 January 2019

Low Horn

Required Pieces: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Horn Concerto No. 3 E flat major K. 447 and Hermann Neuling Bagatelle
Application Deadline: 5 December 2018
Audition: 17/18 January 2019