LNSO announces an international competition for the full-time employment as assistant concertmaster of the clarinet group

State limited liability company valsts SIA “Latvijas Nacionālais simfoniskais orķestris” (Latvian National Symphony Orchestra),

registration No. 40003373615, announces an international 

competition for the full-time employment

as assistant concertmaster of the clarinet group


The competition will be held in Riga, at the concert hall “Lielā ģilde” (the Large Guild) at 14:30 on 12 June 2019 (by draw).

Requirements for candidates:

  • Academic musical education in the clarinet specialty;
  • Work experience in a professional symphony, opera or brass orchestra.

Job duties of the assistant concertmaster of the clarinet group

To prepare and play the scores of the 1st first clarinet to the highest artistic standard, and if necessary, play the scores of the 2nd and 3rd clarinets.

To comply with the work plans and the composition approved by the Board, and other internal documents of VSIA “Latvijas Nacionālais simfoniskais orķestris” (hereinafter “LNSO”).

To maintain and improve the individual mastery throughout the term of the agreement.


In order to take part in the competition, each candidate must submit their curriculum vitae (CV), motivation letter, the copies of the documents supporting educational qualifications and further training, and confirmation for consent for the processing of personal data.


The deadline for submitting applications is 12 May 2019. Applications can be submitted by post to: VSIA “Latvijas Nacionālais simfoniskais orķestris” Riga, Amatu iela 6, LV-1050, with the reference “For the competition”, or by email to: lnso@lnso.lv, with the reference “For the competition”.

Applications received after 12 May 2019 will not be accepted.


Program – repertoire list to be performed during the audition.

The music scores of the orchestral excerpts of the second round must be downloaded from the orchestra website www.lnso.lv/vakances.

Orchestral excerpts Clarinet I

Orchestral excerpts Clarinet II


Regulation available here

Confirmation of the personal data processing here.


Contact persons for inquiries:

Mārtiņš Circenis, Concertmaster of the clarinet group and Iveta Galzone, Head of Personnel Department, email: personals@lnso.lv.