Audition information

Position
Principal viola
Application deadline
June 6, 2018
Audition date
November 11–13, 2018
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(Posted on May 3, 2018; last updated 4 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One movement from a Bach unaccompanied cello suite or viola sonata or partita
Solo
MozartSinfonia Concertante, K. 364
  • Mvt. I
One of the following concerto movements
BartókViola Concerto
  • Mvt. I
HindemithDer Schwanendreher
  • Mvt. I
WaltonViola Concerto
  • Mvt. I
Orchestral solos
EnescuRomanian Rhapsody No. 1
  • 78
KodályHáry János Suite
  • Mvt. III: beginning–1
ProkofievRomeo and Juliet Suite No. 2
  • Mvt. V: 1 before 44 to 3 before 45
RavelMa mère l’oye (Mother Goose) Suite
  • Mvt. V: 5 after 2 to 3 after 3
StraussDon Quixote
  • 4 after 14 to 1 before 18
  • 2634
Tutti excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II
  • Mvt. III: 146–197
BrahmsVariations on a Theme by Haydn
  • Variation 5
  • Variation 7
  • Variation 8
BrucknerSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II: 51–83
CoplandAppalachian Spring
  • 6 to 1 before 14
MahlerSymphony No. 10
  • Mvt. I: 1–1
  • Mvt. I: 1213
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Scherzo
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. IV: 134–181
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 1517
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • beginning–D
TchaikovskySymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. I: 19–68
Chamber music
BrahmsString Sextet No. 1 in B♭, Op. 18
  • Mvt. II, first viola
MozartDivertimento in E♭ Major, K. 563
  • Mvt. I
Possible sight-reading
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