Oregon Symphony bass audition


Audition information

Position
Principal bass
Application deadline
April 1, 2022
Audition date
May 16–18, 2022
Weeks in season
40
Payment
$74,761.39 per year
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(Posted on March 19, 2022; last updated 2 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The exposition of the first movement from one of the following concertos
BottesiniBass Concerto No. 2
DittersdorfBass Concerto
KoussevitzkyBass Concerto
VanhalBass Concerto
One movement of Bach (no sarabandes)
Orchestral excerpts
BartókMusic for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta
  • 3 after 35 to 2 after 55
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 114–125
  • Mvt. III
BeethovenSymphony No. 7, Op. 92
  • Mvt. I: 98–112
  • Mvt. I: 277–299
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. IV: recitative and “Ode to Joy”
BrahmsSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. I: E to the second ending
GinasteraVariaciones concertantes, Op. 23
  • Variation XI: 65 to 3 after 67
MahlerSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. I: 43 to 1 after 47
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. III: 3 after 1 to 2 after 2
MendelssohnSymphony No. 4, “Italian”
  • Mvt. I: 41–90
  • Mvt. I: 265–287
  • Mvt. IV: 33–52
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. I: 40–97
  • Mvt. IV: 105–137
SchubertSymphony No. 9, D. 944, “The Great”
  • Mvt. III: 1–65
  • Mvt. III: B to 7 after C
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 9 to 1 after 11
  • 4041
  • 5170
  • 7778
StravinskyPulcinella
  • No. 7
VerdiOtello
  • Soli
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