Audition information

Position
Principal cello
Application deadline
April 17, 2020
Audition date
May 4–5, 2020
Payment
$187.52 per service
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(Posted on February 15, 2020; last updated about 2 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
A prelude and one additional movement from any one of the J. S. Bach cello suites
One of the following concerto movements
HaydnCello Concerto in C Major
  • Mvt. I: exposition
HaydnCello Concerto in D Major
  • Mvt. I: exposition
Also one of the following concerto movements
DvořákCello Concerto
  • Mvt. I: exposition
SchumannCello Concerto
  • Mvt. I: exposition
Orchestral excerpts
BrahmsPiano Concerto No. 2
  • All solos
RossiniWilliam Tell Overture
  • 1–48
ShostakovichSymphony No. 15
  • Mvt. II: solos
StraussDon Quixote
  • Theme
  • Variation 1
StravinskyThe Firebird
  • Solo 4 after 6
TchaikovskySwan Lake
  • Scène: solo 3 before 31 to the end of the movement
Tutti excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 8
  • Mvt. III: Trio
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 1–10
  • Mvt. II: 49–59
  • Mvt. II: 98–106
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II: 1–32
  • Mvt. II: 244–263
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. I: 2 before 9 to 6 after 9
MahlerSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 1–41
  • Mvt. II: 188–221
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61
  • Scherzo: 1 to 15 after E
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. IV: 134–181
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 1 to 2 after 2
  • 1 before 46 to 5 after 49
VerdiRequiem
  • Offertorio: 1–47
Chamber music
MozartString Quartet No. 21, K. 575
  • Mvt. II
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