Audition information

Position
Assistant principal viola
Audition date
October 27–28, 2013
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(Posted on September 19, 2013; last updated over 3 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One movement of unaccompanied Bach
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
MozartSinfonia Concertante, K. 364
  • Mvt. I: 1–158, solo part
Chamber music
BrahmsString Quintet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 111
  • Mvt. II, second viola part
Orchestral solos
GinasteraVariaciones concertantes, Op. 23
  • Variation No. 5
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
BrucknerSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II: 51–83
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Scherzo: C to 14 before K
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. IV: 134–181
MozartSymphony No. 40
  • Mvt. IV: 146–205
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 1517
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • beginning–D
Possible sight-reading
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