Audition information

Position
Principal viola
Application deadline
August 9, 2019
Audition date
September 22–23, 2019
Weeks in season
38
Payment
$46,092.48 per year
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(Posted on July 26, 2019; last updated 3 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The exposition from the first movement of one of the following concertos
BartókViola Concerto
HindemithDer Schwanendreher
WaltonViola Concerto
Solo
MozartSinfonia Concertante, K. 364
  • Mvt. I: 72–158
Orchestral solos
EnescuRomanian Rhapsody No. 1
  • 1 after 7 to 8
RavelMa mère l’oye (Mother Goose) Suite
  • Mvt. V: 24
StraussDon Quixote
  • 2934
Vaughan WilliamsFantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
  • I to 6 after L (79–114)
Orchestral excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 1–10
  • Mvt. II: 49–59
  • Mvt. II: 98–106
BrahmsVariations on a Theme by Haydn
  • Variation 5
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: 41–80
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61
  • Scherzo: CL
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. IV: 134–181
ProkofievSymphony No. 1, “Classical”, Op. 25
  • Mvt. I: 3 before 10 to 15
RachmaninoffSymphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27
  • Mvt. II: 3334
RavelDaphnis and Chloé, Suite No. 2
  • 158170
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 1517
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 77 to 4 after 79
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • beginning–D
TchaikovskySymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. I: 19–66
Chamber music (to be played with members of the RPO)
BeethovenString Trio in C Minor, Op. 9, No. 3
  • Mvt. I: exposition
Possible sight-reading
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