Audition information

Position
Section bass
Application deadline
March 24, 2017
Audition date
May 8–16, 2017
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(Posted on January 3, 2017; last updated 7 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The first movement of a standard bass concerto
One movement from a Bach cello suite
Orchestral repertoire
BachOrchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067
  • Badinerie
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. I: 1–76
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. III: 1–100
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. IV: 8–115
  • Mvt. IV: 431–525
BerliozSymphonie fantastique
  • Mvt. I: second ending to 5 after 9
  • Mvt. II: 1–22
  • Mvt. V: 3 after 70 to 9 after 74
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 54–66
  • Mvt. I: 118–156
  • Mvt. II: 47–55
  • Mvt. II: 82–86
  • Mvt. IV: 244–279
MendelssohnSymphony No. 4, “Italian”
  • Mvt. I: 41–90
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. I: 13–48
  • Mvt. I: 59–66
  • Mvt. IV: 134–197
SchubertSymphony No. 9, “The Great”
  • Mvt. III: B to 7 after C
SibeliusSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II: 2–28
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 9 to 6 after 12
  • 40 to 2 before 41
  • 77 to 1 before 78
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • 1 to 7 before D
  • F to 4 before G
  • 13 after P to S
Orchestral solos
HaydnSymphony No. 31, “Horn Signal”
  • Mvt. IV: variation 7
Possible sight-reading
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