Detroit Symphony Orchestra violin audition


Audition information

Position
Principal second violin
Application deadline
October 7, 2016
Audition date
November 28–30, 2016
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(Posted on July 5, 2016; last updated over 1 year 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. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. III: 99–114
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: 33–D
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. II: 1920
  • Mvt. II: 33 to 4 before 39
ElgarEnigma Variations
  • Variation II
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
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. V: 1–50
BeethovenSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II: Beginning to A
BrahmsPiano Concerto No. 1
  • Mvt. III: 238–264
MahlerSymphony No. 9
  • Mvt. I: 2 before 9 to 1 after 11
MozartSymphony No. 41, “Jupiter”, K. 551
  • Mvt. IV: 272–313
MozartThe Magic Flute
  • Overture: 16–42
SmetanaThe Bartered Bride
  • Overture: 1–A
StraussAn Alpine Symphony
  • 129134
Solo Excerpts
BachSt. Matthew Passion
  • “Erbarme dich, mein Gott”: 1–8
StravinskyL’historie du soldat
  • Ragtime
Possible sight-reading
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