Detroit Symphony Orchestra violin audition


Audition information

Position
Concertmaster
Application deadline
January 1, 2022
Audition date
February 5–22, 2022
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(Posted on October 3, 2021; last updated 8 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The first movement (with cadenza) of one of the following
BeethovenViolin Concerto
BrahmsViolin Concerto
DvořákViolin Concerto
MendelssohnViolin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64
ProkofievViolin Concerto No. 2
SibeliusViolin Concerto
TchaikovskyViolin Concerto
One of the following concertos
MozartViolin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216
  • Mvt. I with cadenza
  • Mvt. II: with cadenza
MozartViolin Concerto No. 4 in D Major, K. 218
  • Mvt. I with cadenza
  • Mvt. II with cadenza
MozartViolin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K. 219
  • Mvt. I with cadenza
  • Mvt. II with cadenza
First violin orchestral repertoire
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. III: “Adagio lo stesso tempo” for 16 measures
BrahmsSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. I: 1–105
  • Mvt. I: 159–F
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: 33–81
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. IV: 1519
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. I: introduction and exposition
  • Mvt. II: 1–18
  • Mvt. II: 96–116
  • Mvt. IV: 1–41
ProkofievSymphony No. 1, “Classical”, Op. 25
  • Mvt. I: 1–90
  • Mvt. IV: 1–D
SchubertSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 11–64
Concertmaster solo repertoire
BachSt. Matthew Passion
  • “Erbame Dich, mein Gott”
BeethovenMissa solemnis
  • Benedictus: 1–170
BrahmsSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. II: 90–end
MozartSerenade No. 7, K. 250, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. IV
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • All solos
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 2231
StraussLe Bourgeois Gentilhomme
  • Mvt. IV: solo violin part
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