Dallas Symphony Orchestra cello audition


Audition information

Position
Associate principal cello
Application deadline
August 1, 2014
Audition date
September 20 through November 10, 2014
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(Posted on July 27, 2014; last updated about 4 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The exposition from the first movement of a Haydn concerto
The exposition from the first movement of a standard Romantic concerto
Tutti excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 1–10
  • Mvt. II: 49–59
  • Mvt. II: 98–106
  • Mvt. III: 1–18
  • Mvt. III: 141–218
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. II: 1–A
  • Mvt. IV: 1–B
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 281–310
  • Mvt. II: C–55
  • Mvt. III: 1–A
  • Mvt. III: 125–139
  • Mvt. IV: BD
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61
  • Scherzo: NO
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. II: 9–21
  • Mvt. II: 40–50
  • Mvt. IV: 9–16
  • Mvt. IV: double bar to C
SmetanaThe Bartered Bride
  • Overture: 1 to 5 after A
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • beginning–D
  • O to 9 after S
  • V to 3 after W
VerdiRequiem
  • Offertorio: 1–34
Solo excerpts
BachSt. Matthew Passion
  • No. 66, “Komm süßes Kreuz”: 1–8, gamba solo
HaydnSymphony No. 31, “Horn Signal”
  • Mvt. II: 21–26
  • Mvt. II: 32–34
  • Mvt. II: 44–51
  • Mvt. IV: Variation 2
RossiniWilliam Tell Overture
  • Beginning to “Allegro”
ShostakovichSymphony No. 1, Op. 10
  • Mvt. I: 3 after 17 to 5 after 17
  • Mvt. III: 12
  • Mvt. IV: 3640
SuppéMorning, Noon, and Night in Vienna Overture
  • 14–45
Possible sight-reading
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