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Repertoire 3rd Round (open to public)

17th – 18th October 2019
3 candidates

Ludwig van Beethoven: Egmont overture op. 84
Ludwig van Beethoven: Leonore overture No. 3 op. 72b
Robert Schumann: Manfred overture op. 115
Johannes Brahms: Tragic overture op. 81
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Concert ouverture “The Hebrides” op. 26
Richard Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel op. 28
Richard Strauss: Don Juan op. 20
Maurice Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin
Igor Stravinsky: Pulcinella Suite

Conductors must prepare three œuvres.

OPERA REPEROIRE (Gürzenich Orchestra of Cologne)

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

Conductors must prepare three œuvres. The choice can be identical to the choice for the first round.


Carl Maria von Weber: Freischütz Ouverture