Audition information

Position
Section bass
Application deadline
March 6, 2020
Audition date
April 20 through May 19, 2020
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(Posted on January 10, 2020; last updated 14 days ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The first movement of a standard bass concerto (without cadenza)
One movement from a Bach cello suite
Orchestral repertoire
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. I: 1–76
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. IV: 8–115
  • Mvt. IV: 431–525
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. III: 1–100
BerliozSymphonie fantastique
  • Mvt. IV: 5053
  • Mvt. V: 3 after 70 to 6 after 73
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 54–66
  • Mvt. I: 118–156
  • Mvt. IV: 244–279
BrittenThe Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
  • Variation H
MendelssohnSymphony No. 4, “Italian”
  • Mvt. I: 41–90
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. I: 13–48
  • Mvt. I: 59–66
  • Mvt. IV: 134–197
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. I: 40–97
SchubertSymphony No. 9, D. 944, “The Great”
  • Mvt. III: B to 7 after C
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 22 to 4 after 26
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • F to 4 before G
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 9 to 6 after 12
Orchestral solos
HaydnSymphony No. 31, “Horn Signal”
  • Mvt. IV: variation 7
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