Audition information

Position
Section bass
Application deadline
March 3, 2020
Audition date
March 26–28, 2020
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(Posted on January 14, 2020; last updated 3 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One movement from any Bach cello suite (transpositions are preferred)
The first movement of a standard concerto of your choice (Koussevitzky, Vanhal, Bottesini, Dittersdorf)
Orchestral excerpts
BachOrchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067
  • Badinerie
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. III
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. IV: Recitative
  • Mvt. IV: Ode to Joy
  • Mvt. IV: K to 18 before M
BerliozSymphonie fantastique
  • Mvt. IV: 7 before 57 to 2 after 58
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 12 before B to B
  • Mvt. I: EF
  • Mvt. IV: 8 before L to 1 before M
MahlerSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 1–2
MendelssohnSymphony No. 4, “Italian”
  • Mvt. I: 41–90
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: 40–96
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 22 to 4 after 26
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 9 to 8 after 12
  • 40 to 1 before 41
  • 5170
  • 7778
VerdiOtello
  • Soli
Possible sight-reading
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