Cello principal audition

Concerto Budapest Symphony Orchestra's audition for cello principal.
Application's deadline is Tuesday, 10 May.
Audition: Monday, 16 May 2022, 3 pm

Application process: By Monday, 9 May via email with a brief professional CV sent to our Orchestra Assistant, Lajos Tóth, at gyenes.andrea@concertobudapest.hu

Time and date of the auditionMonday, 16 May 2022, 3 pm

Location of the audition: Concerto Budapest Zeneház/Music House, addres:1094 Budapest, Páva utca 10-12.

The audition consists of the following:

Round I:

Haydn: Cello Concerto in D Major, Mvt.1 with cadenza

Orchestra excerpts:
Beethoven: Sympony No. 3, Mvt. 4, parts
Beethoven: Sympony No. 4, Mvt. 4, parts
Beethoven: Sympony No. 5, Mvt. 2, parts
Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta, Mtv.2, parts
Bartók: Concerto, Mtv.5, parts
Verdi: Requiem, Offertorio, parts
Tchakovsky: Sympony No 4, Mtv.2, parts

Round II:

Dvořak: Cello Concerto, Mtv. 1 or 3
Schumann: Cello Concerto, Mtv. 1 or 3

Solo with orchestra:
Liszt: A Major Piano Concerto, parts
Haydn: Symphony No. 4 „Hornsignal”, 2nd version for solo
Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony for Strings in C Minor, Mtv. 3 and 4, parts
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op 83, Mtv 3, solo cello, parts
Rossini: Guillaume Tell, ouverture, 1st solo, parts

After receiving the application material, the scores of all the excerpts will be sent to the candidates as pdf attachments of the response email.  At the audition, the Orchestra provides piano accompaniment.