Toronto Symphony Orchestra violin audition


Audition information

Position
Associate concertmaster
Application deadline
April 14, 2022
Audition date
May 20–21, 2022
Weeks in season
43
Payment
$85,000 per year
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(Posted on March 22, 2022; last updated about 1 month ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The complete first movement from a Mozart violin concerto
The first movement of one of the following concertos
BartókViolin Concerto No. 2
BeethovenViolin Concerto
BrahmsViolin Concerto
MendelssohnViolin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64
ProkofievViolin Concerto No. 2
SibeliusViolin Concerto
TchaikovskyViolin Concerto
Concertmaster solos
BachSt. Matthew Passion
  • “Erbame Dich, mein Gott”
BeethovenMissa solemnis
BergLulu
  • Violin cadenza, 470–497
BrahmsSymphony No. 1
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
StraussAlso Sprach Zarathustra
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
Orchestral excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. III: 99–114
BrahmsSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. I: 1–B
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 1–B
ElgarEnigma Variations
  • Variation II
MahlerSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. I: 79
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. IV: 1619
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61
  • Scherzo: 8 before A to 7 after D
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. I: 1–99
  • Mvt. II: 1–54
  • Mvt. IV: 1–104
ProkofievSymphony No. 1, “Classical”, Op. 25
  • Mvt. I: 1–H
  • Mvt. II: 1–C
  • Mvt. IV: 1–D
  • Mvt. IV: 3 after J to 9 after N
SchumannSymphony No. 2
  • Scherzo: beginning to Trio I
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 32 to 3 after 38
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • 1 to 13 after C
StraussLe Bourgeois Gentilhomme Suite
  • No. 4, “Schneider”: complete violin solo
StravinskyApollo
  • Coda: 7186
Chamber music
MozartDivertimento in E♭ Major, K. 563
  • Mvt. I
Possible sight-reading
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