Audition information

Position
Associate principal bass
Application deadline
February 15, 2019
Audition date
April 1 through May 6, 2019
Weeks in season
43
Payment
$93,569.15 per year
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(Posted on December 18, 2018; last updated 4 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One of the following Bach solos
BachSuite No. 3 for cello
  • Bourée I and II
  • Allemande
One of the following concertos
BottesiniBass Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. I without cadenza
KoussevitzkyBass Concerto
  • Mvt. I
VanhalBass Concerto in D Major
  • Mvt. I without cadenza
Orchestral solos
GinasteraVariaciones concertantes, Op. 23
  • Variation XI: 65–end
HaydnSymphony No. 31, “Horn Signal”
  • Mvt. IV: 1–128
ProkofievLieutenant Kijé Suite
  • Mvt. II: 24–end
StravinskyPulcinella Suite (1949 version)
  • Mvt. VII: Solo part
Orchestral excerpts
BachOrchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067
  • Badinerie
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. III: 1–100
  • Mvt. III: 141–218
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. IV: 8–29
  • Mvt. IV: 38–47
  • Mvt. IV: 56–75
  • Mvt. IV: 81–107
BerliozSymphonie fantastique
  • Mvt. IV: 17–48
  • Mvt. IV: 131–153
  • Mvt. V: 241–305
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. IV: 244–279
MahlerSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 1–39
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. I: 13–48
  • Mvt. I: 59–66
  • Mvt. IV: 134–181
SchubertSymphony No. 9, “The Great”
  • Mvt. III: 1–31
  • Mvt. III: 105–151
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 9 to 2 after 11
  • 40 to 9 after 40
  • 51 to 1 after 53
  • 55 to 1 after 56
  • 57 to 7 after 57
  • 3 after 58 to 2 after 59
  • 3 after 60 to 2 after 63
  • 77 to 8 after 77
VerdiOtello
  • Act IV: U to 7 after X
Possible sight-reading
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