Audition information

Position
Assistant principal viola
Audition date
September 20–21, 2015
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(Posted on July 16, 2015; last updated about 4 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One movement from the Bach cello suites
The first three pages of the first movement of one of the following concertos
BartókViola Concerto
HindemithDer Schwanendreher
WaltonViola Concerto
  • Mvt. I: 1 to 5 after 8
Solo
StamitzViola Concerto
  • Mvt. I: exposition
Orchestral solos
BachBrandenburg Concerto No. 6
  • Mvt. I, second viola part: 1–40
  • Mvt. II, second viola part: 1–20
EnescuRomanian Rhapsody No. 1
  • 1 after 7 to 8
StraussDon Quixote
  • 2934
Orchestral excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 1–10
  • Mvt. II: 49–59
  • Mvt. II: 98–106
BrahmsVariations on a Theme by Haydn
  • Variation 5
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: 41–80
MahlerSymphony No. 10
  • 1213
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Scherzo: CL
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. IV: 134–181
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 1517
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 77 to 4 after 79
TchaikovskySymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. I: 19–66
Possible sight-reading
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