Dallas Symphony Orchestra viola audition


Audition information

Position
Principal viola
Application deadline
December 29, 2017
Audition date
February 26 through March 12, 2018
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(Posted on December 12, 2017; last updated 20 days ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One movement from any Bach suite, sonata, or partita
One of the following solos
BartókViola Concerto
  • Mvt. I
HindemithDer Schwanendreher
  • Mvt. I
WaltonViola Concerto
  • Mvt. I
Solo
MozartSinfonia Concertante, K. 364
  • Mvt. II
Orchestra excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. III
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II
BerliozRoman Carnival Overture
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. III
BrahmsVariations on a Theme by Haydn
  • Variation 5
  • Variation 7
  • Variation 8
BrucknerSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II: 51–83
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Scherzo
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. I
  • Mvt. IV
ProkofievSymphony No. 1, “Classical”, Op. 25
  • Mvt. I
  • Mvt. IV
RavelDaphnis and Chloé, Suite No. 2
  • 196197
  • 3 after 212 to 216
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 1517
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • beginning–D
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 77 to 4 after 79
  • 1 before 85 to 6 after 85
TchaikovskySymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. I: 19–79
Orchestra solos
ElgarEnigma Variations
  • Mvt. X: 3940
EnescuRomanian Rhapsody No. 1
  • 1 after 7 to 8
GinasteraVariaciones concertantes, Op. 23
  • Variation V: 1 before 32 to 36
LisztPiano Concerto No. 1
  • Mvt. I: 8 after G to 8 before H
RavelMa mère l’oye (Mother Goose) Suite
  • Mvt. V: 5 after 2 to 3 after 3
StraussDon Quixote
  • 14 to Variation I
  • 2634
  • 7274
Possible sight-reading
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