Audition information

Position
Assistant principal bass
Application deadline
February 1, 2019
Audition date
May 12–14, 2019
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(Posted on January 4, 2019; last updated 2 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The first movement — without cadenza — from a standard concerto
A dance movement from any Bach cello suite
Orchestral solos
HaydnSymphony No. 31, “Horn Signal”
ProkofievLieutenant Kijé
Saint-SaënsCarnival of the Animals
  • No. 5, L’elephant
StravinskyPulcinella
Orchestral excerpts
BachOrchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067
  • Double
  • Badinerie
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. IV: 1–115
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. III: 1–218
BrahmsSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. I: E to the first ending before F
  • Mvt. II: 8 after B to 3 before C
DvořákSymphony No. 9, “New World”
  • Mvt. II: 9 after 2 to 3
HaydnSymphony No. 88
  • Mvt. I: 25 after A to 42 after A
MahlerSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 1–20
  • Mvt. II: 1 before 6 to 7 before 8
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. I: 13–21
  • Mvt. I: 40–96
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 9 to 6 after 12
  • 40 to 9 after 40
  • 7778
Possible sight-reading
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