Boston Symphony Orchestra viola audition


Audition information

Position
Section viola
Application deadline
December 14, 2018
Audition date
February 11–25, 2019
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(Posted on October 4, 2018; last updated 2 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One movement from one of the following suites
BachSuite No. 3 for cello
BachSuite No. 4 for cello
BachSuite No. 5 for cello
BachSuite No. 6 for cello
One of the following concerto movements
BartókViola Concerto
  • Mvt. I
HindemithDer Schwanendreher
  • Mvt. I
WaltonViola Concerto
  • Mvt. I
Mozart solo
MozartSinfonia Concertante, K. 364
  • Mvt. I
Orchestra passages
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
BrahmsVariations on a Theme by Haydn
  • Variation 5
  • Variation 7
  • Variation 8
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Scherzo
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. I
  • Mvt. IV
RavelDaphnis and Chloé, Suite No. 2
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 1517
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
TchaikovskySymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. I
Chamber music
MozartString Quintet No. 4 in G Minor, K. 516
  • Mvt. I, viola 1
  • Mvt. III, viola 1
Sight-reading
Discussion

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