Los Angeles Philharmonic viola audition


Audition information

Position
Associate principal viola
Application deadline
December 15, 2022
Audition date
February 13–15, 2023
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(Posted on November 25, 2022; last updated 2 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The exposition from the first movement of one of the following concertos
HoffmeisterViola Concerto
StamitzViola Concerto in D Major, Op. 1
Also the first movement of one of the following concertos
BartókViola Concerto
HindemithDer Schwanendreher
WaltonViola Concerto
Orchestral solo excerpts
GinasteraVariaciones concertantes, Op. 23
  • Variation V: 32–end
RavelMa mère l’oye (Mother Goose) Suite
  • Mvt. V: 27–35
StraussDon Quixote
  • 26 to 5 after 33
Orchestral tutti excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 1–10
  • Mvt. II: 98–106
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: 41–80
BrahmsVariations on a Theme by Haydn
  • Variation 5
  • Variation 7
  • Variation 8
BrucknerSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II: 51–83
CoplandAppalachian Spring Suite
  • 6 to 2 before 14
MahlerSymphony No. 10 (Ratz)
  • Adagio: 1–1
  • Adagio: Pickup to 4 after 12 to 13
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61
  • Scherzo: 8 before A to D
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. IV: 134–181
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 1517
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • 1 to 1 after D
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 77 to 4 after 79
  • Pickup to 94 to 2 after 97
TchaikovskySymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. I: 19–62
Chamber music selections
BachBrandenburg Concerto No. 6
  • Mvt. III, second viola
BrahmsString Quartet in B♭ major, Op. 67
  • III. Agitato (Allegretto non troppo)
Possible sight-reading
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