Houston Grand Opera cello audition


Audition information

Position
Assistant principal cello
Application deadline
August 11, 2017
Audition date
September 18, 2017
Payment
$257.75 per service
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(Posted on August 7, 2017; last updated 4 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One of the following solos
BoccheriniConcerto for Cello in B♭ Major
  • Mvt. I
DvořákCello Concerto
  • Mvt. I
ElgarCello Concerto
  • Mvt. I
HaydnCello Concerto in D Major
  • Mvt. I
HaydnCello Concerto in C Major
  • Mvt. I
Saint-SaënsCello Concerto No. 1, Op. 33
  • Mvt. I
SchumannCello Concerto
  • Mvt. I
TchaikovskyVariations on a Rococo Theme
  • Theme
  • Variation 1
  • Variation 2
  • Variation 3
One of the following Bach movements
BachSuite No. 1 for cello
  • Allemande
BachSuite No. 2 for cello
  • Allemande
BachSuite No. 3 for cello
  • Allemande
BachSuite No. 4 for cello
  • Allemande
Orchestral excerpts
MozartThe Magic Flute
  • Overture
MozartDon Giovanni
  • Aria No. 13, “Batti, Batti”: cello obbligato
ProkofievCinderella, Op. 87
  • Act III, No. 50
ProkofievRomeo and Juliet
  • Act II, No. 29
  • Act I, No. 19
PucciniTosca
  • Act III: solo 12 before 10 to 11
TchaikovskySwan Lake
  • White Swan solo
VerdiRigoletto
  • Act II, “Cortigiani, vil razza dannata”
VerdiAida
  • Act III: 2 after Y to 1 before X
WagnerGötterdämmerung
  • Act I, Vorspiel: 2 after 15 to 16
WagnerTannhäuser
  • Overture: EF
Possible sight-reading
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