Audition information

Position
Principal bass
Application deadline
January 18, 2019
Audition date
March 3–6, 2019
Weeks in season
29
Payment
$1,361.26 per week
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(Posted on December 18, 2018; last updated 3 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Bach solo
BachSuite No. 3 for cello
  • Bourée I and II
One of the following concerto movements
BottesiniBass Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. I with cadenza
KoussevitzkyBass Concerto
  • Mvt. I with cadenza
VanhalBass Concerto in C Major
  • Mvt. I with cadenza
Orchestral solos
GinasteraVariaciones concertantes, Op. 23
  • Variation XI
HaydnSymphony No. 31, “Horn Signal”
MahlerSymphony No. 1
StravinskyPulcinella
  • Vivo
Orchestra tutti repertoire
BachOrchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067
  • Double
  • Badinerie (no repeat)
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. III
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. IV: Recitatives
  • Mvt. IV: “Ode to Joy” to A
  • Mvt. IV: KM
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 54–66
  • Mvt. I: 118–155
  • Mvt. I: 382–423
  • Mvt. IV: 244–279
MahlerSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 1 to 15 after 1
MozartSymphony No. 40
  • Mvt. I: 114–138
  • Mvt. I: 191–225
  • Mvt. IV: 49–70
  • Mvt. IV: 153–205
  • Mvt. IV: 229–406
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 913
  • 4041
  • 5156
  • 7778
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 4 after B to C
  • Mvt. IV: 8 before H to 12 after H
Chamber music
RossiniDuet for Cello and Bass
  • Mvt. III
Possible sight-reading
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