Minnesota Orchestra cello audition


Audition information

Position
Associate principal cello
Application deadline
March 14, 2016
Audition date
May 25–29, 2016
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(Posted on January 5, 2016; last updated over 1 year ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Prelude and Sarabande from any of the Bach cello suites
The first movement without cadenza of a major concerto
Solo Excerpts
BeethovenThe Creatures of Prometheus
  • Act II, No. 5: cadenza through measure 39 of the “Andante quasi Allegretto”
BrahmsPiano Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. III: solos
HaydnSymphony No. 31, “Horn Signal”
  • Mvt. II: solos
StraussLe Bourgeois Gentilhomme
  • No. 6: 17
  • No. 9: 8489
StravinskyThe Fairy’s Kiss (Le baiser de la fée)
  • 6 before 170 to 2 after 174
SuppéMorning, Noon, and Night in Vienna Overture
  • Solo
Orchestral Excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 1–10
  • Mvt. II: 40-59
  • Mvt. II: 98–106
  • Mvt. III
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II: 1–16
  • Mvt. IV: 170-206
BrahmsSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. III: 1–16
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. I: 2 before 9 to 7 after 9
MahlerSymphony No. 4
  • First Page
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Scherzo: CD
  • Scherzo: NO
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. I: 1–41
  • Mvt. IV: 57-77
  • Mvt. IV: 134–181
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • Beginning to 7 after 13
TchaikovskySymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. II: 1–36
VerdiRequiem
  • Offertorio: 1–63
Chamber Music
MozartString Quartet in B♭ major, K 589
  • Mvt. I: Exposition
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