Los Angeles Philharmonic bass audition


Audition information

Position
Associate principal bass
Application deadline
December 8, 2019
Audition date
February 21–25, 2020
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(Posted on December 16, 2019; last updated about 1 month ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One of the following concerto movements
BottesiniBass Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. I with cadenza
KoussevitzkyBass Concerto
  • Mvt. I without cadenza
VanhalBass Concerto in D Major
  • Mvt. I with cadenza
Orchestral solos
GinasteraVariaciones concertantes, Op. 23
  • Variation XI: solo
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. III: solo
ProkofievLieutenant Kijé Suite
  • Mvt. II: solos
StravinskyPulcinella Suite
  • Mvt. VII: solo
Orchestral excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. III: 1–100
  • Mvt. III: 141–218
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. IV: “Presto” to 90
BrucknerSymphony No. 7
  • Mvt. I: 235–249
  • Mvt. I: TW
  • Mvt. IV: P to 4 after R
MahlerSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 1–39
MendelssohnSymphony No. 4, “Italian”
  • Mvt. I: 41–90
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. I: 1–48
  • Mvt. IV: 134–181
MozartSymphony No. 40
  • Mvt. I: 114–138
  • Mvt. I: 191–225
SchubertSymphony No. 9, D. 944, “The Great”
  • Mvt. III: 105–151
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 22 to 4 after 26
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 9 to 6 after 12
  • 51 to 3 after 65
Possible sight-reading
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