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Repertoire 3rd Round (open to public)

21st – 23rd October 2021
3 candidates

Symphonic Repertoire (WDR Symphony Orchestra)

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Concert ouverture “The Hebrides” op. 26
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
Maurice Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin
Igor Stravinsky: Pulcinella Suite

Conductors must prepare three œuvres.

Opera Repertoire (Gürzenich Orchestra of Cologne, Ensemble and Internat. Opernstudio of the Oper Köln)

Alban Berg: Wozzeck, 3rd act, 1st scene (Marie’s Bible scene) - reduced version from: Drei Bruchstücke
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Così fan tutte, sextet “Alla bella Despinetta“  
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte), quintet "Wie wie wie"
Giacomo Puccini: Turandot, 2nd act, scene “Ping Pang Pong“
Georges Bizet: Carmen, "Smuggler's Quintet"
Jacques Offenbach: The Tales of Hoffmann, Finale Antonia's act (quintet) „Mon enfant! Ma fille! Antonia!“

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


Richard Wagner: Ouverture of "The Flying Dutchman" ("Der fliegende Holländer")