Phoenix Symphony violin audition


Audition information

Position
Concertmaster
Application deadline
August 15, 2022
Audition date
October 31, 2022
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(Posted on June 13, 2022; last updated 12 days ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The first movement of one of the following concertos
BeethovenViolin Concerto
BrahmsViolin Concerto
MendelssohnViolin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64
SibeliusViolin Concerto
TchaikovskyViolin Concerto
Also the first movement — without cadenza — of one of the following concertos
MozartViolin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216
MozartViolin Concerto No. 4 in D Major, K. 218
MozartViolin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K. 219
Orchestral excerpts
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. V: 21–86
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. III: 99–114
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: 33–80
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61
  • Scherzo: 17–99
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. II: 96–125
  • Mvt. IV: 1–104
ProkofievSymphony No. 1, “Classical”, Op. 25
  • Mvt. I: 1–61
  • Mvt. II: 1–20
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • First page
Any one movement from a J. S. Bach solo sonata or partita
Orchestral solos
BeethovenMissa solemnis
  • Sanctus: 110–184
BrahmsSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. II: solo
HaydnSymphony No. 103
  • Mvt. II: 85–108
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • All solos
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. II: solo
StraussLe Bourgeois Gentilhomme
  • No. 4, “Dance of the Tailors”: 9 after 44 to 55
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 1 after 22 to 32
TchaikovskySwan Lake Suite, Op. 20a
  • Mvt. IV (Scene): 1 to 7 after 5
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