Audition information

Position
Assistant principal cello
Application deadline
November 13, 2017
Audition date
January 21–23, 2018
Payment
$72,000 per year
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(Posted on August 8, 2017; last updated 10 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solo
HaydnCello Concerto in D Major
  • Mvt. I: exposition
One of the following solos
DvořákCello Concerto
  • Mvt. I: exposition
SchumannCello Concerto
  • Mvt. I: exposition
Orchestral solos
BrahmsPiano Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. III: 1–23
  • Mvt. III: 71–end
RossiniWilliam Tell Overture
  • First cello solo, beginning to “Allegro”
Saint-SaënsCarnival of the Animals
  • The Swan
ShostakovichSymphony No. 1, Op. 10
  • Mvt. IV: 3640
SuppéMorning, Noon, and Night in Vienna Overture
  • 14–45
Orchestral excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 1–10
  • Mvt. II: 49–59
  • Mvt. II: 98–106
  • Mvt. III: 1–18
  • Mvt. III: 140–213
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II: 1–15
DebussyLa Mer
  • 2 before 6 to 6 after 9
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Scherzo: NO
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. IV: 134–211
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • 1 to 3 before D
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • Beginning before 3 to 3
VerdiRequiem
  • Offertorio: 1–34
Possible sight-reading
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