Audition information

Position
Principal cello
Application deadline
October 4, 2021
Audition date
November 15–16, 2021
Weeks in season
37
Payment
$1,378.46 per week
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(Posted on September 19, 2021; last updated about 1 month ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The first movement of any major concerto
Choose one of the following Bach preludes
BachSuite No. 3 for cello
  • Prélude
BachSuite No. 4 for cello
  • Prélude
Orchestral excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 1–10
  • Mvt. II: 49–57
  • Mvt. II: 98–106
  • Mvt. III: 1–18
  • Mvt. III: 140–213
BrahmsSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. III: 1–16
BrahmsVariations on a Theme by Haydn
  • Variation 5
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II: beginning to 1 before A
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. I: 2 before 9 to 6 after 9
MahlerSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: beginning to 2 after 1
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61
  • Scherzo: CD
  • Scherzo: NO
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. IV: 134–181
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • Beginning to 3 after 2
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • beginning–C
Orchestral solos
PucciniTosca
  • Act III: solo 12 before 10 to 1 after 11
RossiniWilliam Tell Overture
  • Solo
StraussDon Quixote
  • Variation 1
  • Variation 2
SuppéMorning, Noon, and Night in Vienna Overture
  • 14–45
Possible sight-reading
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