Audition information

Position
Principal bass
Application deadline
May 21, 2016
Audition date
June 4, 2016
Weeks in season
40
Payment
$61,198.40 per year
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(Posted on May 3, 2016; last updated over 1 year ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One movement of a Bach suite for cello
The first movement of a standard bass concerto (Bottesini, Dittersdorf, Koussevitsky, Vanhal)
Excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. III: 1–100
  • Mvt. III: 141–218
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. IV: Recitative
BrittenThe Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
  • Variation H
MendelssohnSymphony No. 4, “Italian”
  • Mvt. I: 41–90
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. IV: 134–181
SchubertSymphony No. 9, “The Great”
  • Mvt. III, scherzo: 105–151
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 3 before 24 to 4 after 26
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 9 to 6 after 12
Orchestral solos
GinasteraVariaciones concertantes, Op. 23
  • Variation XI
HaydnSymphony No. 31, “Horn Signal”
  • Variation 7
ProkofievLieutenant Kijé Suite
  • Mvt. II, romanza: solo only
VerdiOtello
  • Act IV: solo
Possible sight-reading
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