Houston Grand Opera oboe audition


Audition information

Position
English horn/section oboe
Application deadline
April 3, 2019
Audition date
May 8–9, 2019
Payment
$262.91 per service
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(Posted on March 19, 2019; last updated about 1 month ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solo
MozartOboe Concerto in C Major, K. 314
  • Mvt. I
  • Mvt. II
First oboe orchestral excerpts
BeethovenFidelio
  • Act II, No. 11: 81–131
RossiniLa Scala di Seta
  • Overture: 5–54
TchaikovskyThe Nutcracker
  • Act I, No. 7: 1–24
TchaikovskySwan Lake
  • Act II, No. 10: 2–19
VerdiOtello
  • Act I: 6 after X to 9 after AA
Second oboe orchestral excerpts
BrahmsVariations on a Theme by Haydn
  • 1–29 with repeats
DvořákSymphony No. 7
  • Mvt. II: 1–8
MendelssohnSymphony No. 3, “Scottish”
  • Mvt. II: 32–122
ProkofievRomeo and Juliet
  • No. 18: 124 to 1 before 126
TchaikovskyThe Nutcracker
  • Act I, No. 1: 92–104
  • Act I, No. 5: 17–35
VerdiLa Traviata
  • Act III, No. 11: 12 to 3 after 15
WagnerDie Meistersinger von Nürnberg
  • Overture: 120–169
English horn orchestral excerpts
DvořákSymphony No. 9, “New World”
  • Mvt. II: 7–18
WagnerTristan and Isolde
  • Act III, Scene 1: 52–93
WagnerThe Flying Dutchman
  • Vorspiel: 22 after A to B
Possible sight-reading
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