Audition information

Position
Principal bass
Application deadline
April 1, 2022
Audition date
June 10–14, 2022
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(Posted on March 6, 2022; last updated 3 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The first movement — including cadenza — of one of the following concertos
BottesiniBass Concerto No. 2
DittersdorfBass Concerto
KoussevitzkyBass Concerto
VanhalBass Concerto
One movement from a Bach cello suite
Orchestral solos
GinasteraVariaciones concertantes, Op. 23
  • Variation XI
HaydnSymphony No. 31, “Horn Signal”
  • Mvt. IV: variation 7
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. III: opening solo
ProkofievLieutenant Kijé Suite
  • Mvt. II: solos
Orchestral repertoire, excerpts
BachOrchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067
  • Double
  • Badinerie
BartókMusic for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta
  • Mvt. I: 37–56
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. III: 1–100
  • Mvt. III: 128–218
BerliozSymphonie fantastique
  • Mvt. IV: 3 after 50 to 53
  • Mvt. IV: 1 after 57 to 3 after 58
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: EF
  • Mvt. IV: 244–279
BrittenThe Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
  • Variation H
MahlerSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: first page
MendelssohnSymphony No. 4, “Italian”
  • Mvt. I: 41–90
  • Mvt. I: 237–287
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. I: 13–48
  • Mvt. IV: 134–197
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. I: 40–98
  • Mvt. IV: 105–138
SchubertSymphony No. 9, D. 944, “The Great”
  • Mvt. III: B to 8 after C
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 9 to 6 after 12
  • 4041
  • 2 before 61 to 70
  • 7778
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 4 after B to C
  • Mvt. I: PQ
Sight-reading
Discussion

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