Boston Symphony Orchestra cello audition


Audition information

Position
Section cello
Application deadline
August 12, 2014
Audition date
October 27–28, 2014
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(Posted on July 26, 2014; last updated about 2 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solos
SchubertArpeggione Sonata
  • Mvt. I
SchumannCello Concerto
Orchestra passages
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. I: 476–614
  • Mvt. V: 80–91
  • Finale: fugue, 292–317 (upper line)
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II
  • Mvt. III
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. II: 1–A
  • Mvt. II: “Presto”–L
  • Mvt. IV: 1–A
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II: 1–15
  • Mvt. IV: G to 14 after H
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. I: 2 before 9 to 6 after 9, top part
MozartSymphony No. 41, “Jupiter”, K. 551
  • Mvt. I: 89–99
  • Mvt. I: 133–153
  • Mvt. II: 60–67
  • Mvt. IV: 46–73
  • Mvt. IV: 362–405
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: B to 8 after C
  • Mvt. I: 8 before F to F
  • Mvt. I: 5 after M to 3 after N
  • Mvt. II: 21–A
TchaikovskySymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. I: 3 before A to 4 after A
  • Mvt. II: 1–16
VerdiRequiem
  • Offertorio: 1–28
WagnerTristan and Isolde
  • Prelude: 55–77
Sight-reading
Discussion

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