San Francisco Symphony violin audition


Audition information

Position
Associate concertmaster
Application deadline
March 1, 2022
Audition date
May 23 through June 21, 2022
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(Posted on January 28, 2022; last updated 16 days ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One of the following solo Bach pieces
BachSolo Sonata No. 2 in A minor
  • Mvt. I
BachSonata No. 3 for Solo Violin, BWV 1005
  • Mvt. I
Solo
MozartViolin Concerto No. 4 in D Major, K. 218
  • Mvt. I: 1–208
The first movement of one of the following concertos
BartókViolin Concerto No. 2
BeethovenViolin Concerto
BrahmsViolin Concerto
GlazunovViolin Concerto
MendelssohnViolin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64
ProkofievViolin Concerto No. 2
SibeliusViolin Concerto
TchaikovskyViolin Concerto
First violin solo excerpts
BachSt. Matthew Passion
  • “Erbame Dich, mein Gott”
BrahmsSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. II: 90–105
HaydnSymphony No. 6, “Le matin”
  • Mvt. II: 18–104
  • Mvt. IV: 56–84
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • All solos
ShostakovichSymphony No. 15
  • Mvt. I: all solos
StraussLe Bourgeois Gentilhomme Suite
  • Mvt. IV
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • All solos
StravinskyApollo
  • 2024
TchaikovskySwan Lake Suite, Op. 20a
  • Mvt. IV (Scene): 12
  • Mvt. IV (Scene): 34
  • Mvt. IV (Scene): 5 to 6 before 6
First violin orchestral excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: 1–231
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. II: 1939
MendelssohnSymphony No. 4, “Italian”
  • Mvt. I
ProkofievSymphony No. 1, “Classical”, Op. 25
  • Mvt. IV
SchoenbergChamber Symphony No. 1, Op. 9
  • 6077
SchumannSymphony No. 2
  • Scherzo
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
Possible sight-reading
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