San Diego Symphony bass audition


Audition information

Position
Section bass (2 openings)
Application deadline
April 16, 2020
Audition date
May 16–19, 2020
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(Posted on October 1, 2019; last updated 18 days ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The first movement — with cadenza where applicable — from one of the following concertos
BottesiniBass Concerto No. 2
DittersdorfBass Concerto
KoussevitzkyBass Concerto
VanhalBass Concerto
One movement of the applicant’s choice from one of the J. S. Bach cello suites
Orchestral repertoire
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. III: 1 to 5 after A
  • Mvt. III: 141–218
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. IV: 8–140
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 11 after A to B
  • Mvt. I: EF
  • Mvt. IV: 8 before L to M
MahlerSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 1–41
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. I: 13–48
  • Mvt. I: 59–66
  • Mvt. IV: 134–181
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. I: 13–21
  • Mvt. I: 40–98
ProkofievRomeo and Juliet Suite No. 2
  • Mvt. V: 5 before 50 to 51
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 22 to 4 after 26
  • Mvt. IV: 5 before 104 to 4 before 108
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 9 to 6 after 12
  • 4041
  • 5170
  • 7778
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 4 after B to C
  • Mvt. I: P to 3 after Q
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