Audition information

Position
Principal cello
Application deadline
October 2, 2017
Audition date
October 22, 2017
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(Posted on July 13, 2017; last updated about 1 month ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Any movement from a solo Bach suite
Both of these solos
HaydnCello Concerto in D Major
  • Mvt. I with cadenza
StraussDon Quixote
  • Theme
  • Variation 1
  • Variation 2
  • Variation 5
One movement of a standard Romantic or Twentieth Century concerto
Orchestral solos
BeethovenThe Creatures of Prometheus
  • Act II, No. 5, Adagio: all solo passages
BrahmsPiano Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. III: solos
PucciniTosca
  • Act III solo
RossiniWilliam Tell Overture
  • Opening solo
Orchestral repertoire
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II
  • Mvt. III
BeethovenSymphony No. 8
  • Mvt. III: Trio with repeat
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. I: 2 before 9 to 6 after 9, top part
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Scherzo
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. IV
SmetanaThe Bartered Bride
  • Overture
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • beginning–D
  • R to 3 after W
VerdiRequiem
  • Offertorio: 1–29
Possible sight-reading
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