Audition information

Position
Section bass
Application deadline
August 4, 2019
Audition date
October 14, 2019 through April 6, 2020
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(Posted on July 23, 2019; last updated 3 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One movement from any of the Bach cello suites (no preludes, no repeats)
The first movement from a standard-repertoire concerto of the candidate’s choosing (with cadenzas)
Orchestral repertoire
BachOrchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067
  • Overture: 1–10
  • Overture: 33–55
  • Double
  • Badinerie
BartókMusic for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta
  • Mvt. I: 27–56
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. IV: 431–441
  • Mvt. IV: 454–525
  • Mvt. IV: 765–810
BrahmsSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. I: 161–189
  • Mvt. II: 46–60
MahlerSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 1–2
  • Mvt. I: 16 to 4 before 17
MahlerSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 1315
  • Mvt. II: 33–end
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. I: 1–B
  • Mvt. II: 1–12
  • Mvt. II: 36–48
  • Mvt. IV: 134–231
ProkofievRomeo and Juliet Suite No. 2
  • Scene V: 4 after 49 to 8 after 50
SchubertSymphony No. 9, “The Great”
  • Mvt. III: 1–56
  • Mvt. III, scherzo: 105–151
  • Mvt. IV: 103–162
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 22 to 4 after 26
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 9 to 6 after 12
  • 2 before 61 to 70
  • 7778
WagnerDie Meistersinger von Nürnberg
  • Overture: J to 4 before N
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