Audition information

Position
Principal viola
Application deadline
November 2, 2018
Audition date
December 13–14, 2018
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(Posted on October 7, 2018; last updated 2 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One prelude from a Bach suite for unaccompanied cello
The first movement — including cadenza — of one of the following concertos
HoffmeisterViola Concerto
StamitzViola Concerto
The first movement of one of the following concertos
BartókViola Concerto
HindemithDer Schwanendreher
WaltonViola Concerto
Orchestral solos
BachBrandenburg Concerto No. 6
  • Mvt. I, first viola: beginning–25
BerliozHarold in Italy
  • Mvt. I: 12 before 3 to 3 after 4
  • Mvt. I: 20 after 6 to 20 after 7
GinasteraVariaciones concertantes, Op. 23
  • Variation V: 1 before 32 to 36
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
  • 14 to 5 after 16
  • 2634
  • 7274
Orchestral excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II
BrahmsVariations on a Theme by Haydn
  • Variation 5
  • Variation 7
  • Variation 8
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Scherzo: 1–D
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. I: 41–66
  • Mvt. IV: 134–181
ProkofievSymphony No. 1, “Classical”, Op. 25
  • Mvt. I
RavelDaphnis and Chloé, Suite No. 2
  • 3 after 212 to 216
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 1517
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • beginning–D
TchaikovskySymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. I: 19–79
WagnerTannhäuser
  • Overture
Possible sight-reading
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