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Auditions

Substitute Cello

Auditions to be held Tuesday, May 2 at 4 PM

For consideration, please email your resume to jcomisso@bpo.org by April 11.

Repertoire

I. SOLO  – 1 Movement of a standard concerto of the candidate’s choice

EXCERPTS

Beethoven: Symphony No. 5    2nd movement – measures [1] to [106] and 3rd movement – measures [1] to [18]; [141] to [196]

Brahms: Symphony No. 2  2nd movement – measures [1] to [15]

Debussy: La Mer 2 measures before [9] to 6 measures after [9]

Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night’s Dream Scherzo: Letter [N] to [O]

Mozart: Symphony No. 35  4th movement – measures [134] to [181]

Strauss:  Don Juan   1st Page

Verdi: Requiem  3rd movement (Offertorio) – measures [1] through [28]

Principal Viola

Auditions to be held April 17, 18 and 19, 2017

Resumes were to be postmarked by February 27, 2017

Current 2016-17 season Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra information:

  • $1,203 weekly base salary (plus additional overscale) (includes $75 EMG per week)
  • 40 week season
  • Health insurance plan with employee contribution
  • Pension contribution; short and long-term disability plans
  • Instrument insurance plan is available for musicians

To request reservation information and additional details, send materials to:

jcomisso@bpo.org

or

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
499 Franklin St.
Buffalo, NY 14202
ATTN: Personnel Manager

Principal Viola Repertoire List April 2017

1. Bartok:                  Concerto                                               Beginning to bar 90

Hindemith:           Der Schwanendreher                          Beginning to 8 after [M]

Walton:                 Concerto                                               Beginning to 8 before 12

2. Mozart:         Sinfonia Concertante                             1st mvmt.-    Bar 72-223

2nd mvmt. –  Bar 16-53

  1. Bach: 1 mvmt from any of the unaccompanied Cello Suites, Violin Sonatas or Partitas

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Viola Solo

  1. Ravel: Mother Goose Suite: last mvmt: solo
  2. Strauss: Don Quixote:            4 bars after #14

1 bar before #26

3 bars before #28

1 after #29-2 bars before #34

  1. Enescu:  Romanian Rhapsodie #1: #7- #8
  2. Ginastera, Concertante Variaciones:  solo

Tutti Excerpts

  1. Beethoven: Symphony No. 5, 2nd mvmt., bar 1-10, 49-59, 98-106
  2. Brahms: Haydn Variations, Variations 5, 7, 8
  3. Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night’s Dream Scherzo, Letter [C] – [D]
  4. Mozart: Symphony 35  4th mvmt. bar 134-181
  5. Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 1st mvmt. 15-17
  6. Strauss: Don Juan Beginning to [E]
  7. Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6    1st mvmt. Allegro Non Troppo to 5 after [C]
Chamber Music

Dvorak                    American Quartet                                   1st and last mvmts

 

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