Audition information

Position
Principal viola
Application deadline
November 8, 2021
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(Posted on November 8, 2021; last updated 23 days ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One of the following solo movements
BartókViola Concerto
  • Mvt. I
HindemithDer Schwanendreher
  • Mvt. I
WaltonViola Concerto
  • Mvt. I
The prelude from a J. S. Bach cello suite
Solo
MozartSinfonia Concertante, K. 364
  • Mvt. I: 72–158
  • Mvt. II: 16–53
Orchestral solos
BerliozHarold in Italy
  • Mvt. I: 12 before 3 to 3 after 4
  • Mvt. I: 20 after 6 to 20 after 7
BrittenPassacaglia, Op. 33b
  • 6–18
  • 1 before 12 to 10 after 12
EnescuRomanian Rhapsody No. 1
  • 1 after 7 to 10
GinasteraVariaciones concertantes, Op. 23
  • Variation V: 1 before 32 to 39
ProkofievRomeo and Juliet Suite No. 2
  • Mvt. V: 1 before 44 to 4 after 44
PucciniManon Lescaut
  • Act III, intermezzo: 1–12
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
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II: 64–71
  • Mvt. III: 1–A
  • Mvt. III: 125–139
  • Mvt. III: 294–317
  • Mvt. IV: 41–80
BrucknerSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II: 51–83
CoplandAppalachian Spring Suite
  • 610
MahlerSymphony No. 10
  • Mvt. I: 1–1
  • Mvt. I: 4 after 12 to 13
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61
  • Scherzo
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. IV: 134–181
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 1517
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 77 to 4 after 79
  • 1 before 85 to 6 after 85
  • 1 before 94 to 2 after 97
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • beginning–D
TchaikovskySymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. I: 19–38
  • Mvt. I: 50–62
WagnerTannhäuser
  • Overture: 180–183
  • Overture: 220–301
Possible sight-reading
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