Dallas Symphony Orchestra viola audition


Audition information

Position
Associate principal viola
Application deadline
November 3, 2019
Audition date
January 6–13, 2020
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(Posted on November 2, 2019; last updated 3 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One movement from any Bach suite, sonata, or partita
One of the following solos
BartókViola Concerto
  • Mvt. I
HindemithDer Schwanendreher
  • Mvt. I
WaltonViola Concerto
  • Mvt. I
Solo
MozartSinfonia Concertante, K. 364
  • Mvt. I: 72–158
  • Mvt. II: 16–53
Orchestra excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. III: 1–166
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 1–106
BrahmsVariations on a Theme by Haydn
  • Variation 5
  • Variation 7
  • Variation 8
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. III
CoplandAppalachian Spring
  • 6 to 2 before 14
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61
  • Scherzo: 1–O
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. I: 1–66
  • Mvt. IV: 134–181
ProkofievSymphony No. 1, “Classical”, Op. 25
  • Mvt. I
RavelDaphnis and Chloé, Suite No. 2
  • 158166
  • 212 to 1 after 216
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 1517
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 77 to 4 after 79
  • 1 before 85 to 6 after 85
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • beginning–D
  • VY
Orchestra solos
EnescuRomanian Rhapsody No. 1
  • 1 after 7 to 8
GinasteraVariaciones concertantes, Op. 23
  • Variation V: 3236
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
  • 1418
  • 2634
Possible sight-reading
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