Audition information

Position
Principal bass
Application deadline
December 15, 2021
Audition date
January 10, 2022
Weeks in season
46
Payment
$2,018 per week
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(Posted on November 7, 2021; last updated 23 days ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Two contrasting movements from any Bach cello suite
The first movement of a standard concerto of your choice
Orchestral solos
GinasteraVariaciones concertantes, Op. 23
  • Variation XI
HaydnSymphony No. 8, “Le soir”
  • Mvt. III: trio
HaydnSymphony No. 31, “Horn Signal”
  • Mvt. IV: variation 7
ProkofievRomeo and Juliet
  • 329–end
StravinskyPulcinella Suite
  • Mvt. VII
VerdiRigoletto
  • Act I, No. 3
Orchestral excerpts
BachOrchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067
  • Overture: 34–54
  • Overture: 137–158
  • Overture: 175–end
  • Badinerie
BeethovenSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. III: 1–119
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. III: 1–100
BeethovenSymphony No. 7, Op. 92
  • Mvt. I: 14–41
  • Mvt. I: 275–300
BrahmsSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. I: 161–191
  • Mvt. II: 47–60
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. IV: 1–37
  • Mvt. IV: 244–279
BrittenThe Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
  • Variation H
HaydnSymphony No. 88
  • Mvt. I: 83–102
  • Mvt. I: 145–159
  • Mvt. I: 164–178
  • Mvt. I: 247–end
LizéeKeep Driving, I’m Dreaming
  • 582–586
MahlerSymphony No. 2
  • First page
MendelssohnSymphony No. 4, “Italian”
  • Mvt. I: 41–90
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. I: 13–66
  • Mvt. IV: 134–end
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. I: 40–98
MozartSymphony No. 40
  • Mvt. I: 111–138
  • Mvt. I: 191–225
  • Mvt. I: 273–284
SchubertSymphony No. 9, D. 944, “The Great”
  • Mvt. III: B to 8 after C
  • Mvt. IV: 386–407
  • Mvt. IV: 103–153
  • Mvt. IV: 710–741
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 911
  • 40 to 7 after 40
  • 6670
Possible sight-reading
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