Boston Symphony Orchestra clarinet audition


Audition information

Position
Clarinet/bass clarinet
Application deadline
November 15, 2019
Audition date
January 13–27, 2020
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(Posted on November 27, 2019; last updated 9 days ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Bass clarinet solos
Bach/BoyleCello Suite No. 1
  • Mvt. III, Courante
Saint-Saëns/GuthrieCarnival of the Animals
  • The Swan
Clarinet solo
MozartClarinet Concerto in A Major, K. 622
  • Mvt. I: 57–116
  • Mvt. III: 1–51
Bass clarinet excerpts
GroféGrand Canyon Suite
  • Mvt. III: 2 to 1 after 3
KhachaturianPiano Concerto
  • Mvt. II
MahlerSymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. I: 19 to 6 before 25
  • Mvt. IV: 104105
RavelDaphnis and Chloé, Suite No. 2
SchumanSymphony No. 3
  • Toccata
ShostakovichSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II: 139141
  • Mvt. III: 152154
  • Mvt. IV: 191192
ShostakovichViolin Concerto
  • Mvt. II: 23 to 6 before 27
StraussDon Quixote
  • 1419
  • 7274
StraussTill Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks
  • 924
  • 2932
  • Epilogue
StravinskyThe Rite of Spring
VerdiAida
  • Act IV: duet Amneris and Radhames
WagnerGötterdämmerung: Siegfried’s Rheinfahrt
  • 5 before 15 to 5 after 15
  • 15 after 30 for 7 measures
WagnerTristan and Isolde
  • Act II, Scene 3: King Marke’s monologue
Clarinet excerpts
BartókThe Miraculous Mandarin
  • 4 after 31 to 2 after 34
BeethovenSymphony No. 6, “Pastoral,” Op. 68
  • Mvt. I
  • Mvt. II
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61
  • Scherzo
TchaikovskySymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. I
Sight-reading
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