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Repertoire 1st Round (closed to public)

11th – 15th October 2019
12 candidates
Gürzenich Orchestra of Cologne
Ensemble and Internat. Opernstudio of the Oper Köln

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Seraglio), quartet “Ach Belmonte! Ach, mein Leben!“
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Così fan tutte, sextet “Alla bella Despinetta“  
Giuseppe Verdi: Rigoletto, quartet, 3rd act, No 18 “Bella figlia dell‘amore“
Giacomo Puccini: Turandot, 2nd act, scene “Ping Pang Pong“
Jacques Offenbach: The Tales of Hoffmann, septet “Hélas, mon cœur s'égare encore“
Alban Berg: Wozzeck, 3rd act, 1st scene (Marie’s Bible scene) - reduced version from: Drei Bruchstücke

The conductor will have to prepare three œuvres. The choice must contain an œuvre by Mozart. However, the conductor may not choose two œuvres by Mozart.

Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 88, G-major Hob.I:88
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C major KV 551 “Jupiter Symphony“
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, E-flat major op. 55 “Eroica“
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 F-major op. 68 “Pastorale“
Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 2 C-major op. 61
Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 4 d-minor op. 120
Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 1 c-minor op. 68
Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 3 F-major op. 90

The conductor will have to prepare four œuvres. The choice must contain one symphony of Haydn or Mozart, one of Beethoven, one of Schumann and one of Brahms.