Audition information

Position
Principal cello
Application deadline
November 18, 2013
Audition date
January 6–7, 2014
Weeks in season
46
Payment
$68,694 per year
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(Posted on October 1, 2013; last updated about 4 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solos
DvořákCello Concerto
  • Mvt. I
HaydnCello Concerto in D Major
  • Mvt. I: exposition
Solo excerpts
BrahmsPiano Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. III
GinasteraVariaciones concertantes, Op. 23
  • Theme 1, theme for violoncello and harp
HaydnSymphony No. 31, “Horn Signal”
  • Mvt. II
PucciniTosca
  • Act III: 911, top line only
RossiniWilliam Tell Overture
  • 1–48, top line only
SuppéMorning, Noon, and Night in Vienna Overture
TchaikovskySwan Lake Suite, Op. 20a
  • No. 4 Scene: 3 before 6 to the end
Tutti excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 1–106
BeethovenSymphony No. 8
  • Mvt. III: Trio with repeat
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II: 1–17
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. I: 2 before 9 to 7 after 9, top line only
MahlerSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. I: 1 before 2 to 1 before 3
  • Mvt. V: 1 before 2 to 2 after 3
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Scherzo: CD
  • Scherzo: NO
SmetanaThe Bartered Bride
  • Overture: 1 to 5 after A
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • beginning–D
  • 7 before G to H
  • RU
  • V to 4 after W
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II
VerdiRequiem
  • Offertorio: 1–28
WagnerTannhäuser (Dresden version)
  • Overture: IK (Beitkopf reprint), or EF (Fürstner reprint)
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