Cleveland Orchestra bass audition

Audition information

Assistant principal bass
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(Posted on August 4, 2021; last updated 8 months ago)

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Audition Repertoire
A movement of the candidate’s choice from an unaccompanied J. S. Bach cello suite
The first movement of one of the following concertos
BottesiniBass Concerto No. 2
KoussevitzkyBass Concerto
VanhalBass Concerto (C or D major)
Orchestral excerpts
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Scherzo and Trio
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. IV
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I
  • Mvt. IV
BrucknerSymphony No. 7
  • Mvt. I
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. IV
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. I
  • Mvt. IV
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
Orchestral solos
GinasteraVariaciones concertantes, Op. 23
MahlerSymphony No. 1
ProkofievLieutenant Kijé Suite

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