Audition information

Position
Principal viola
Application deadline
September 27, 2022
Audition date
October 4, 2022
Weeks in season
38
Payment
$1,397.43 per week
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(Posted on August 26, 2022; last updated about 1 month ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Two contrasting movements from a cello suite by J. S. Bach
The first movement — including cadenza — of one of the following concertos
HoffmeisterViola Concerto
StamitzViola Concerto in D Major, Op. 1
The first movement of one of the following concertos
BartókViola Concerto
HindemithDer Schwanendreher
WaltonViola Concerto
Solo symphonic repertoire
AdamGiselle
  • Act II: 47 to 7 after 49
EnescuRomanian Rhapsody No. 1
  • Solo
GinasteraVariaciones concertantes, Op. 23
  • Variation V: 3236
RavelMa mère l’oye (Mother Goose) Suite
  • Mvt. V: solo
StraussDon Quixote
  • 1418
  • 2634
WeberDer Freischütz
  • Act III: Romanze und Arie (Einst träumte …)
Symphonic repertoire
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II
BerliozRoman Carnival Overture
  • 1 after 1 to 8 after 3
BrahmsVariations on a Theme by Haydn
  • Variation 5
  • Variation 7
  • Variation 8
CoplandAppalachian Spring
  • 614
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61
  • Scherzo: EO
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. I: 1–66
  • Mvt. IV: 134–181
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 1517
  • Mvt. I: 32 to 3 after 38
SmetanaThe Bartered Bride
  • Overture: first page
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • beginning–D
TchaikovskySymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. I: 19–79
Possible sight-reading
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