Audition information

Position
Principal cello
Application deadline
October 23, 2017
Audition date
November 8, 2017
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(Posted on September 8, 2017; last updated about 1 month ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The exposition of the first or last movement of a major cello concerto — no cadenza
Orchestral excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II
  • Mvt. III
BeethovenSymphony No. 8
  • Mvt. III: Trio
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II: 1–16
  • Mvt. IV: 244–281
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. I: 2 before 9 until pizz., top line
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Scherzo: CD
  • Scherzo: NO
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. IV
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • 1 to 5 before D
VerdiRequiem
  • Offertorio: 1–29
Orchestral soli
BrahmsPiano Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. II: both solos
RossiniWilliam Tell Overture
  • Beginning to “Allegro”
StraussDon Quixote
  • Theme, 4 before 13 to 14
  • Variation 1
  • Variation 2
SuppéMorning, Noon, and Night in Vienna Overture
  • Opening solo
Possible sight-reading
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