Audition information

Position
First assistant cello
Application deadline
November 3, 2017
Audition date
December 7–8, 2017
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(Posted on August 27, 2017; last updated about 1 month ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The prelude from one of the Bach cello suites
Solo
DvořákCello Concerto
  • Mvt. I: exposition
One of the following solos
SchubertArpeggione Sonata
  • Mvt. I: exposition
SchumannCello Concerto
  • Mvt. I: exposition
Orchestral solos
BeethovenThe Creatures of Prometheus
  • Act II, No. 5: solo
BrahmsPiano Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. III: solo
RossiniWilliam Tell Overture
  • Beginning to “Allegro”
ShostakovichSymphony No. 15
  • Mvt. II: solos
StraussDon Quixote
  • Variation 2
Orchestral excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II
BrahmsSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. III: 1–B
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. I: 2 before 9 to 6 after 9
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Scherzo: CD
  • Scherzo: NO
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. IV
ProkofievSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. IV: 7980
SmetanaThe Bartered Bride
  • Overture: 1 to 5 after A
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • 3 before G to H
  • RT
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 1 to 4 after 2
  • 4 before 67 to 71
VerdiRequiem
  • Offertorio: 1–28
Sight-reading
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