Detroit Symphony Orchestra violin audition


Audition information

Position
Violin
Application deadline
September 30, 2013
Audition date
November 17 through December 10, 2013
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(Posted on August 19, 2013; 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
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: “Adagio lo stesso tempo” for 16 measures
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: 33–D
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. IV: 1519
MendelssohnSymphony No. 4, “Italian”
  • Mvt. I: 1–110
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. I: 1–90
  • Mvt. IV: 1–41
  • Mvt. II: 1–27
SchumannSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II: 1–54
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • First page
Second Violin Excerpts
BrahmsPiano Concerto No. 1
  • Mvt. III: 267–317
MozartThe Magic Flute
  • Overture: 16–42
StraussAn Alpine Symphony
  • 130134
Solo Excerpts
BachSt. Matthew Passion
  • “Erbarme dich, mein Gott”: 1–8
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. II: Solo
  • Mvt. IV: Solos
TchaikovskySwan Lake
  • White Swan solo
Possible sight-reading
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