Toronto Symphony Orchestra bassoon audition


Audition information

Position
Associate principal bassoon
Application deadline
August 21, 2017
Audition date
September 23, 2017
Payment
$86,828.61 per year
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(Posted on August 15, 2017; last updated about 1 month ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solo
MozartBassoon Concerto, K. 191
  • Mvt. I (no cadenza)
  • Mvt. II (no cadenza)
First bassoon parts
BarberSymphony No. 1
  • Scherzo: 33–end
BeethovenSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. III
BeethovenViolin Concerto
  • Mvt. III: 134–158
BerliozSymphonie fantastique
  • Mvt. V: 8385
BrahmsSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. I: 142–187
  • Mvt. II: 33–71
  • Mvt. III: 93–149
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. III: opening solo
MozartThe Marriage of Figaro
  • Overture
RavelPiano Concerto in G
  • Mvt. I: high solo
  • Mvt. III: sixteenth-note solo
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. II: three cadenzas
ShostakovichSymphony No. 9, Op. 70
  • Mvt. IV
  • Mvt. V: solo
StravinskyThe Rite of Spring
  • Opening solo
  • Solo at 12
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II: closing solo
TchaikovskySymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. III: unison passage with oboe through the main solo
TchaikovskySymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. I: opening solos
  • Mvt. IV: opening solis
Ensemble round
BeethovenSextet for Clarinets, Horns, and Bassoons in E♭ Major, Op. 71
  • Mvt. II
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