Audition information

Position
Section bass
Application deadline
December 23, 2018
Audition date
January 20, 2019
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(Posted on October 11, 2018; last updated 12 days ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The first movement of one of the following concertos (orchestra tuning)
BottesiniBass Concerto No. 2
KoussevitzkyBass Concerto
VanhalBass Concerto (C or D major)
One movement from a Bach cello suite
Orchestral excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. III
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. IV: Recitative to 140
  • Mvt. IV: 431–525
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. IV: 1–37
  • Mvt. IV: 244–279
MendelssohnSymphony No. 4, “Italian”
  • Mvt. I: 41–90
  • Mvt. IV: 32–52
MozartSymphony No. 40
  • Mvt. I: 114–138
  • Mvt. I: 191–234
  • Mvt. IV: 49–70
  • Mvt. IV: 229–236
MussorgskyPictures at an Exhibition
  • Mvt. VI, “Samuel Goldenburg and Schmuÿle”: 56 to 4 after 57
ProkofievRomeo and Juliet Suite No. 2
  • Mvt. V: 5 before 50 to 8 after 50
SchubertSymphony No. 9, “The Great”
  • Mvt. III: 1 to the Trio
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 22 to 4 after 26
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 9 to one after 11
  • 4041
  • 5170
  • 7778
VerdiOtello
  • Act IV: U to 7 after X
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