Audition information

Position
Principal viola
Application deadline
February 9, 2019
Audition date
March 19, 2019
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(Posted on January 2, 2019; last updated 14 days ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One movement from any of the Bach cello suites
One of the following solos
BartókViola Concerto
  • Mvt. I
WaltonViola Concerto
  • Mvt. I
Orchestral excerpts
BrittenThe Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
  • Last 35 bars
EnescuRomanian Rhapsody No. 1
  • 4 to 1 after 6
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Scherzo
MozartThe Marriage of Figaro
  • Overture: 1–7
ProkofievSymphony No. 1, “Classical”, Op. 25
  • Mvt. IV: 52 to 1 after 56
  • Mvt. IV: 69–end
RavelDaphnis and Chloé, Suite No. 2
  • 158166
  • 3 after 212 to 1 after 216
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
TchaikovskySymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. I: 19–89
VerdiUn Ballo in Maschera
  • Act I, No. 2: 38 to 7 after 39
Solo
MozartSinfonia Concertante, K. 364
  • Mvt. II: 16–34
  • Mvt. III: 96–156
Orchestral solos
BerliozHarold in Italy
  • Mvt. I: 12 before 3 to 12 before 6
EnescuRomanian Rhapsody No. 1
  • 1 after 7 to 1 after 10
GinasteraVariaciones concertantes, Op. 23
  • Variation V: 3239
RavelMa mère l’oye (Mother Goose) Suite
  • Mvt. V: 5 after 2 to 3 after 3
StraussDon Quixote
  • 4 after 14 to 18
  • 26 to 3 before 28
  • 2934
Possible sight-reading
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