Audition information

Position
Principal second violin
Audition date
February 28–29, 2016
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(Posted on January 5, 2016; last updated almost 4 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The exposition plus cadenza of a Romantic concerto of the applicant’s choice
The first movement with cadenza of any Mozart concerto
Orchestral solos
BachB minor Mass
  • Laudamus Te: concertmaster solo
TchaikovskySwan Lake Suite, Op. 20a
  • Mvt. IV (Scene): solos
First violin orchestral excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. III: 99–114
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: beginning–D
MendelssohnSymphony No. 4, “Italian”
  • Mvt. I: 1–110
SchumannSymphony No. 2
  • Scherzo: beginning to Trio I
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • First page
Second violin orchestral excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. II: 1–84
BrucknerSymphony No. 9
  • Mvt. III: 57–69
MozartSymphony No. 41, “Jupiter”, K. 551
  • Mvt. IV: 1–74
MozartThe Magic Flute
  • Overture: “Allegro” to 5 after A
RachmaninoffSymphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27
  • Mvt. II: 14 after 32 to 4 after 34
StraussAn Alpine Symphony
  • 138142
Possible sight-reading
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