Detroit Symphony Orchestra clarinet audition


Audition information

Position
Second clarinet
Application deadline
February 2, 2015
Audition date
March 23 through April 13, 2015
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(Posted on November 3, 2014; last updated over 2 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solo repertoire
MozartClarinet Concerto in A Major, K. 622
  • Mvt. I: exposition
  • Mvt. II: 1–54
First clarinet orchestral excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 6, “Pastoral,” Op. 68
  • Mvt. I: 2 before K to 18 after K
  • Mvt. II: 1 before D to 1 before E
BrahmsSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. I: 8 before C to 4 after C
  • Mvt. II: beginning–B
MendelssohnSymphony No. 3, “Scottish”
  • Mvt. II: 8–56
Rimsky-KorsakovCapriccio Espagnol, Op. 34
  • Mvt. I: AB
  • Mvt. I: C to 11 before the end
SchubertSymphony No. 8, D. 759, “Unfinished”
  • Mvt. II: 66–84
ShostakovichSymphony No. 9, Op. 70
  • Mvt. II: 1–32
  • Mvt. III: 1–18
StravinskyFirebird
  • Variation de l’oiseau de feu
Second clarinet orchestral excerpts
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. I: 174–187
  • Mvt. II: 45–57
  • Mvt. II: 180–197
BerliozSymphonie fantastique
  • Mvt. V: 5 after 62 to 14 after 62
  • Mvt. V: 20 before 84 to 84
MendelssohnFingal’s Cave Overture
  • 206–217
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Scherzo: beginning–E
  • Scherzo: LM
  • Scherzo: 7 before end to the end
RavelDaphnis and Chloé, Suite No. 2
  • 1 after 155 to 2 before 158
  • 3 after 212 to the end
RavelRapsodie Espagnole
  • Mvt. I: 67
ShostakovichSymphony No. 10
  • Mvt. I: 5659
TchaikovskySymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. I: beginning to “Allegro con anima”
Possible sight-reading
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