Audition information

Position
Principal viola
Application deadline
February 3, 2020
Audition date
March 9–10, 2020
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(Posted on January 16, 2020; last updated 3 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One movement from one of the following concertos
BartókViola Concerto
HindemithDer Schwanendreher
WaltonViola Concerto
One movement from a Bach cello suite or violin sonata or partita
Orchestral solos
BachBrandenburg Concerto No. 6
  • Mvt. I, first viola: beginning–25
BerliozHarold in Italy
  • Mvt. I: 12 before 3 to 3 after 4
  • Mvt. I: 20 after 6 to 20 after 7
EnescuRomanian Rhapsody No. 1
  • 1 after 7 to 10
RavelMa mère l’oye (Mother Goose) Suite
  • Mvt. V: 24
StraussDon Quixote
  • 4 after 14 to 18
  • 26 to 3 before 28
  • 2934
Orchestral excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 1–107
MahlerSymphony No. 9
  • Mvt. IV: “Molto adagio subito”–“Stets sehr gehalten”
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61
  • Scherzo: 1–G
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 1517
Chamber music
MozartSinfonia Concertante, K. 364
  • Mvt. I: exposition and cadenza
RavelString Quartet
  • Mvt. I
Possible sight-reading
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