Houston Grand Opera percussion audition


Audition information

Position
Principal timpani percussion
Application deadline
March 21, 2019
Audition date
April 25, 2019
Payment
$345.07 per service
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(Posted on March 19, 2019; last updated about 1 month ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solo
MartinConcerto for Seven Winds, Timpani, and Strings
  • Mvt. III: 6 after 18 to 7 after 22
Excerpts
BeethovenFidelio
  • Act II, No. 16: 290–320
BernsteinFancy Free
  • Var. 3: 786–836
BrittenA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Act II: 78 to 2 before 81
MozartThe Magic Flute
  • Overture: 195–end
OrffCarmina Burana
  • No. 6, “Tanz”: 2 before 39 to 2 after 42
StraussDer Rosenkavalier
  • Act III: 8 before 247 to 5 after 255
StraussSalome
  • 362–end
StravinskyLes Noces
  • Part II, Scene 4: 93 to 4 after 97
StravinskyThe Rite of Spring
  • 181–end
TchaikovskySleeping Beauty
  • Introduction: 1–27
  • No. 22, “Polacca”: 134–end
TchaikovskyThe Nutcracker
  • No. 14, “Pas de deux”: 38–end
  • No. 15, “Valse finale”: 193–end
VerdiDon Carlos
  • Act I, No. 4: 12 before D to 2 after D
WagnerGötterdämmerung
  • Act III, Scene 2: 3 after 40 to 6 before 41
WagnerLohengrin
  • Act III, Scene 3: 8 before 43 to 45
Possible sight-reading
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