Audition information

Position
Assistant principal bass
Application deadline
March 3, 2019
Audition date
April 15–29, 2019
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(Posted on January 4, 2019; last updated 3 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The first movement of a standard bass concerto (Bottesini, Dragonetti, Koussevitsky, Vanhal, or similar)
One movement of any Bach cello suite (transpositions are preferred; i.e., not “at pitch”)
Excerpts
AdamsScheherazade.2
  • Mvt. I: MP
BachOrchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067
  • Badinerie
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II
  • Mvt. III
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. IV: recitative and “Ode to Joy”
BerliozSymphonie fantastique
  • Mvt. IV: 5053
  • Mvt. V: 7075
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I
  • Mvt. IV
BrucknerSymphony No. 7
  • Mvt. I: TW
GinasteraVariaciones concertantes, Op. 23
  • Variation XI: solo
HaydnSymphony No. 31, “Horn Signal”
  • Mvt. IV: solo
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. III: solo
MahlerSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 1–2
MahlerSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 33–end
MendelssohnSymphony No. 4, “Italian”
  • Mvt. I
  • Mvt. IV
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. I
  • Mvt. IV
MozartSymphony No. 40
  • Mvt. I
ProkofievIvan the Terrible
  • Soli
SchubertSymphony No. 9, “The Great”
  • Mvt. II
  • Mvt. III
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
StravinskyPulcinella
  • Vivo: solo
VerdiFalstaff
  • Act III: opening
VerdiOtello
  • Solo
Sight-reading
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