Detroit Opera horn audition


Audition information

Position
Principal horn
Application deadline
December 1, 2022
Audition date
March 6, 2023
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(Posted on November 25, 2022; last updated 2 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The first movement — without cadenza — of a standard horn concerto of the candidate’s choice
Excerpts
BergWozzeck
  • Act I: 275
  • Act I: 555
  • Act II: 380
BizetCarmen
  • Act III, No. 22: 32 to 6 after 33
  • Act III, No. 22: 3 after 36 to the end
HandelGiulio Cesare
  • Act II, No. 14, “Va tacito e nascosto”
HumperdinckHänsel und Gretel
  • Prelude, horn 3: FJ
MozartThe Marriage of Figaro
  • Act IV, No. 26: last 16 measures
MozartCosì fan tutte
  • No. 25
PucciniTosca
  • Act III: 1 to 3 after 1
StraussAriadne auf Naxos
  • “Ein Schönes War” from “The Oper”: 3 to 4 after 40, horn in E♭
VerdiDon Carlos
  • Act II, prelude: the first 26 measures
WagnerSiegfried
  • Long call
Sight-reading
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