Audition information

Position
Principal cello
Application deadline
May 27, 2015
Audition date
July 6–7, 2014
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(Posted on May 28, 2014; last updated about 4 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One of the following Haydn concertos
HaydnCello Concerto in C Major
  • Mvt. I: exposition
HaydnCello Concerto in D Major
  • Mvt. I: exposition
One of the following concerto movements
DvořákCello Concerto
  • Mvt. I: exposition
Saint-SaënsCello Concerto No. 1, Op. 33
  • Mvt. I
SchumannCello Concerto
  • Mvt. I: exposition
Two contrasting movements from a Bach cello suite
Orchestral solo excerpts
BrahmsPiano Concerto No. 2
  • Solo
StraussDon Quixote
  • Theme, 4 before 13 to 14
  • Variation 1: 6 after 16 to 6 after 21
  • Variation 5: 8 after 47 to 52
TchaikovskySwan Lake Suite, Op. 20a
  • No. 4 Scene: solo
Orchestral tutti excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 1–10
  • Mvt. II: 49–59
  • Mvt. II: 98–106
  • Mvt. III: 140–218
BeethovenSymphony No. 8
  • Mvt. III: Trio
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II: 1–15
BrahmsSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. III: 1–16
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. I: 2 before 9 to 6 after 9
MendelssohnSymphony No. 4, “Italian”
  • Mvt. I: 25–51
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. IV: 134–181
SmetanaThe Bartered Bride
  • Overture: 1 to 5 after A
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • beginning–D
  • R to 3 after W
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • Beginning to 7 after 13
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II: 21–A
VerdiRequiem
  • Offertorio: 1–28
Possible sight-reading
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