New York Philharmonic violin audition


Audition information

Position
Section violin (4 openings)
Application deadline
December 29, 2019
Audition date
February 11–16, 2020
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(Posted on December 21, 2019; last updated about 1 month ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The first movement of the G minor, A minor, or C major unaccompanied sonata by J. S. Bach
One of the following concerto movements
MozartViolin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216
  • Mvt. I: exposition
MozartViolin Concerto No. 4 in D Major, K. 218
  • Mvt. I: exposition
MozartViolin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K. 219
  • Mvt. I: exposition
The first movement — plus cadenza — of one of the following concertos
BartókViolin Concerto No. 2
BeethovenViolin Concerto
BrahmsViolin Concerto
DvořákViolin Concerto
MendelssohnViolin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64
ProkofievViolin Concerto No. 2
SibeliusViolin Concerto
TchaikovskyViolin Concerto
First violin tutti excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. III: 99–114
BeethovenSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. III: 1–166
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 392–end
  • Mvt. II: 88–101
  • Mvt. III: 1–F
  • Mvt. IV: 33–80
BrahmsVariations on a Theme by Haydn
  • Variation 5
  • Variation 6
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. II: 33 to 6 after 38
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. IV: 1619
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61
  • Scherzo: 1–E
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. I: 26–99
  • Mvt. II: 1–27
  • Mvt. IV: 1–78
SchubertSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 11–47
SchumannSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II: 1–54
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 912
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • First page
  • 2 before R to 4 after U
  • 1 before Z to 13 after CC
TchaikovskyThe Nutcracker
  • Overture: D–end
Second violin tutti excerpt
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. V: 265–317
MozartThe Magic Flute
  • Overture: 16–59
Sight-reading
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