Audition information

Position
Principal bass
Application deadline
April 10, 2015
Audition date
June 1–2, 2015
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(Posted on April 2, 2015; last updated over 2 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
A movement (other than a prelude) from a Bach solo cello suite
The first movement (with cadenzas) of a standard-repertoire concerto of the candidate’s choice
Orchestral repertoire
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. III: 1–218
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. IV: K to 17 before M
BernsteinSymphonic Dances from West Side Story
  • 2 before 656 to 685
BrahmsSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. I: 161–191
  • Mvt. II: 47–60
MahlerSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 1–2
  • Mvt. II: 6 to 6 before 8
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. I: 13–66
  • Mvt. IV
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. I: 40–98
MozartSymphony No. 40
  • Mvt. I: 111–138
  • Mvt. I: 191–225
  • Mvt. IV: 45–71
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 22 to 4 after 26
SmetanaThe Bartered Bride
  • Overture: 1 to 6 after A
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 9 to 6 after 12
  • 4041
  • 2 before 61 to 70
Orchestral solo repertoire
GinasteraVariaciones concertantes, Op. 23
  • Variation XI
HaydnSymphony No. 31, “Horn Signal”
  • Mvt. IV: variation 7 solo
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. III: 1 to 2 after 2
Possible sight-reading
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