Pacific Symphony cello audition


Audition information

Position
Principal cello
Application deadline
August 26, 2019
Audition date
September 11, 2019
Payment
$316.93 per service
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(Posted on July 25, 2019; last updated 3 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The first movement of a standard Romantic concerto with cadenza
Solo
HaydnCello Concerto in D Major
  • Mvt. I
Two contrasting movements of a Bach cello suite
Orchestral solos
BrahmsPiano Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. III: solos
HaydnSymphony No. 31, “Horn Signal”
  • Mvt. II: solos
  • Mvt. IV: solos
PucciniTosca
  • Act III solo
RossiniWilliam Tell Overture
  • 1–48
ShostakovichSymphony No. 1, Op. 10
  • Mvt. III: 1 to 2 after 2
  • Mvt. IV: 3640
StraussDon Quixote
  • Theme
  • Variation 1
  • Finale
TchaikovskySwan Lake Suite, Op. 20a
  • Mvt. IV: white swan pas de deux
Orchestral excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 1–106
  • Mvt. III: 1–18
  • Mvt. III: 141–196
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. IV: recitatives through 90
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II: 1–15
BrahmsSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. III: 1–39
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. I: 2 before 9 to 6 after 9, top part
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61
  • Scherzo
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. IV: 1–37
  • Mvt. IV: 134–264
StraussAlso Sprach Zarathustra
  • 35
  • 5 before 13 to 20
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 1 to 7 after 13
  • 4350
TchaikovskySymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. II: 1–32
VerdiRequiem
  • No. 3, Offertorium: 1–28
Sight-reading
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