Audition information

Position
Assistant principal bass
Application deadline
April 24, 2023
Audition date
June 19–26, 2023
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(Posted on April 2, 2023; last updated 11 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The first movement exposition (1–2 minutes)) of a standard bass concerto (Bottesini, Dragonetti, Koussevitsky, Tubin, Vanhal, or similar)
One movement of any Bach cello suite
Excerpts
BartókMusic for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta
  • Mvt. I: 37–56
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 107–124
  • Mvt. III: 1–218
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. IV: 1–107
BerliozSymphonie fantastique
  • Mvt. IV: 3 after 50 to 53
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 118–155
  • Mvt. IV: 244–279
GinasteraVariaciones concertantes, Op. 23
  • Variation XI: solo
HaydnSymphony No. 31, “Horn Signal”
  • Mvt. IV: variation 7 solo
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. III: solo
MahlerSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. I: 43 to 1 after 47
MendelssohnSymphony No. 4, “Italian”
  • Mvt. I: 41–90
  • Mvt. IV: 34–A
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. I: 13–21
  • Mvt. I: 40–98
  • Mvt. IV: 105–137
MozartSymphony No. 40
  • Mvt. I: 115–138
  • Mvt. I: 191–225
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. IV: 134–181
ProkofievRomeo and Juliet
  • Soli
SchubertSymphony No. 9, D. 944, “The Great”
  • Mvt. II: 1–8
  • Mvt. II: C to 1 after D
  • Mvt. III: B–151
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 9 to 1 after 11
  • 4041
  • 51 to 3 after 65
StraussDeath and Transfiguration
  • 10 before E to 5 after F
StravinskyPulcinella
  • Vivo: solo
VerdiOtello
  • Act IV: Soli
VerdiFalstaff
  • Act III: opening
Sight-reading
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