Boston Symphony Orchestra violin audition


Audition information

Position
Section violin (4 openings)
Application deadline
July 15, 2015
Audition date
October 6–7, 2014
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(Posted on June 3, 2014; last updated about 2 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solos
BachSolo Sonata No. 2 in A minor
  • Mvt. III
BrahmsViolin Concerto
  • Mvt. I, first two pages (International edition)
Expositions of the first and second movements of one of the following concertos
MozartViolin Concerto No. 3
MozartViolin Concerto No. 4
MozartViolin Concerto No. 5
First violin orchestral passages, solo and tutti
BeethovenSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. III: 1–165
  • Mvt. IV: 60–138
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. III: 99–114
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 1–53
  • Mvt. I: 392–end
  • Mvt. II: 30–39
  • Mvt. II: 80–103
  • Mvt. III: 1–63 (C)
  • Mvt. III: 247–end
MahlerSymphony No. 9
  • Mvt. I: 8 before 14 to 15
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. I: “Allegro” to 104
  • Mvt. II: 1–27
  • Mvt. IV: 1–104
SchubertSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: “Allegro Vivace” to 64
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • First page
  • Last page
Chamber music
BeethovenString Quartet No. 11, Op. 95
  • Mvt. I, second violin
  • Mvt. II, second violin
BrahmsString Quartet in B♭ major, Op. 67
  • Mvt. II: 1–26, first violin
Sight-reading
Discussion

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