Audition information

Position
Principal bass
Application deadline
April 13, 2020
Audition date
June 7–10, 2020
Payment
$2,062.30 per week
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(Posted on March 14, 2020; last updated 4 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solo
BachSuite No. 3 for cello
  • Bourée I and II
The first two movements from one of the following concertos
BottesiniBass Concerto No. 2
KoussevitzkyBass Concerto
VanhalBass Concerto
Orchestral solos
GinasteraVariaciones concertantes, Op. 23
  • Variation XI
HaydnSymphony No. 31, “Horn Signal”
  • Mvt. IV: variation 7 solo
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. III
ProkofievLieutenant Kijé Suite
  • Romance
StravinskyPulcinella Suite
  • Mvt. VII
Orchestral excerpts
BachOrchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067
  • Double
  • Badinerie
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. IV: recitative
  • Mvt. IV: 16 bars of “Allegro assai”
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. III
BerliozSymphonie fantastique
  • Mvt. IV: 2 after 50 to 53
  • Mvt. V: 3 before 70 to 10 after 74
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: E to 1 after F
  • Mvt. II: 2 before C to 2 before D
  • Mvt. IV: 1 to 12 before B
  • Mvt. IV: 8 before L to M
BrittenThe Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
  • Variation H
MahlerSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 1–2
MendelssohnSymphony No. 4, “Italian”
  • Mvt. I: 41–90
  • Mvt. IV: 26–53
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. I: 13 to 3 after C
  • Mvt. IV: double bar after B to C
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. I: 13–66
  • Mvt. IV: 134–end
SchubertSymphony No. 9, D. 944, “The Great”
  • Mvt. III: B to 8 after C
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 22 to 5 after 26
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 9 to 1 after 11
  • 4041
  • 57 to 1 after 63
  • 7778
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • A to 5 after B
  • FG
  • 6 before P to 1 after T
VerdiOtello
  • Act IV: U to 7 after X
Possible sight-reading
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