Central City Opera violin audition


Audition information

Position
Concertmaster
Application deadline
December 30, 2019
Audition date
January 20, 2020
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(Posted on December 6, 2019; last updated 8 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The first movement from the Bach solo sonata in G minor, A minor, or C major
The exposition of the first movement — without cadenza — of a Mozart concerto of your choice
Excerpts
MozartDon Giovanni
  • No. 11
PucciniMadama Butterfly
  • Act III: 7 before 3 to 8 before 5
RossiniThe Barber of Seville
  • Overture: 1 before 1 to 8
  • Act II: 11 after 126 to 127
SmetanaThe Bartered Bride
  • Overture: 1–68
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • First page
VerdiLa Traviata
  • Act III, No. 8: 1 to 10 after 3
VerdiRigoletto
  • Act I, No. 2a: Tempo di Minuetto
  • Act I, No. 2a: Perigordino
  • Act I, No. 4: 8B9A
  • Act II, No. 9: top of pg. 48 to the end of pg. 49
Concertmaster solo excerpts
GounodFaust
  • Act III: violin solo from “Salut! Demeure chaste et pure”
StraussSalome
  • 8 before Q to V
TchaikovskySwan Lake Suite, Op. 20a
  • No. 4: 2829
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