New York Philharmonic horn audition


Audition information

Position
Principal horn
Application deadline
November 30, 2017
Audition date
February 9–16, 2018
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(Posted on August 12, 2017; last updated about 2 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solos
MozartHorn Concerto No. 4, K. 495
  • Mvt. I: exposition
StraussHorn Concerto No. 2 in E♭
Orchestral repertoire
BachBrandenburg Concerto No. 1
  • Trio II
BeethovenSymphony No. 6, “Pastoral,” Op. 68
  • Mvt. III: 132–161
BeethovenSymphony No. 8
  • Mvt. III: 45–78
BeethovenSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. III: Trio–202
BeethovenSymphony No. 7, Op. 92
  • Mvt. I: 84–103
BeethovenSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II: 85–97
  • Mvt. II: 249–261
BrahmsSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. I: B for 9 measures
BrahmsSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. III: 1 before F for 14 measures
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 454–477
BrucknerSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 3 to 2 after A
HaydnSymphony No. 48
  • Mvt. I: 1–4
  • Mvt. II: 8–11
  • Mvt. III: 24–40
HaydnSymphony No. 31, “Horn Signal”
  • Mvt. IV: variation 4
HindemithSymphonic Metamorphosis
  • Mvt. IV: D to 6 before F
  • Mvt. IV: 5 after I to the end
MahlerSymphony No. 7
  • Mvt. I: 6 to 2 after 8
  • Mvt. II: 1 before 108 to 110
  • Mvt. V: 3 to 3 after 226
MahlerSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. I: 2931
  • Mvt. I: 3941
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. I: 4 before 2 to 3
MahlerSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. III, obligato horn part
MahlerSymphony No. 9
  • Mvt. I: pickup to 8 for 8 measures
  • Mvt. I: 26 after 16 for 15 measures
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Nocturne: 1 to 4 before A
MozartTwo duets, K. 487
  • 1 and 3
RavelPiano Concerto in G
  • Mvt. I: 2526
RavelDaphnis and Chloé
  • 43 for 3 measures
  • 44 for 3 measures
  • 48 for 3 measures
RavelPavane
  • 1–11
Playing with horn section
ReichaTwo trios
  • 19 and 23
RossiniSemiramide
  • Overture: “Andantino” to 2 after A
SchumannSymphony No. 3, “Rhenish”
  • Mvt. I: L to 8 before M
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 3 after 39 to 2 after 41
StraussSymphonia Domestica, Op. 53
  • 1 before 29 to 9 after 31
  • 144145
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 1 to 3 before 2
StraussTill Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks
  • 6 for 15 measures
TchaikovskySymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 8–28
WagnerGötterdämmerung: Siegfried’s Rheinfahrt
  • Short call
WagnerDie Meistersinger
  • Act III: prelude
WagnerSiegfried Idyll
  • 259–274
WagnerSiegfried
  • Act II, Scene 2: Long call
WeberDer Freischütz
  • Overture: 9 for 17 measures
Possible sight-reading
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