Detroit Symphony Orchestra violin audition


Audition information

Position
Principal second violin
Application deadline
September 15, 2015
Audition date
November 2–23, 2015
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(Posted on July 6, 2015; last updated about 2 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
First movement (with cadenza) of one of the following
BeethovenViolin Concerto
BrahmsViolin Concerto
MendelssohnViolin Concerto
ProkofievViolin Concerto No. 2
SibeliusViolin Concerto
TchaikovskyViolin Concerto
First movement (without cadenza) of one of the following
MozartViolin Concerto No. 3
MozartViolin Concerto No. 4
MozartViolin Concerto No. 5
First Violin Excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. III: 1–165
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: 33–D
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. II: 1920
  • Mvt. II: 33 to 4 before 39
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. IV: 1519
MendelssohnSymphony No. 4, “Italian”
  • Mvt. I: 1–110
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. II: 1–27
SchumannSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II: 1–54
Second Violin Excerpts
BrahmsPiano Concerto No. 1
  • Mvt. III: 238–264
MahlerSymphony No. 9
  • Mvt. I: 2 before 9 to 4 before 13
MozartSymphony No. 41, “Jupiter”, K. 551
  • Mvt. IV: 272–313
MozartThe Magic Flute
  • Overture: 16–42
StraussAn Alpine Symphony
  • 129134
  • 138142
Solo Excerpts
BachSt. Matthew Passion
  • “Erbarme dich, mein Gott”: 1–8
  • No. 42, “Gebt mir meinen Jesum weider”, first violin of the second orchestra: 1–13
Possible sight-reading
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