Required repertoire for the audition

Solo repertoire:

  1. W.A. Mozart, one of the following concertos: Concerto №1 in G Major, K. 313 or Concerto №2 in D Major, K.314. 1st movement with cadenza.
  2. Solo piece or one movement of a work of the Applicant’s choice. For Applicants, who apply for the position of 2nd flute – please perform A. Vivaldi, Concerto C major for piccolo. 2nd and 3rd movements.

Orchestral repertoire:

  1. L. van Beethoven, Symphony №3 in E-flat major op. 55 (Finale – Allegro molto)
  2. F. Mendelssohn, «Midsummer Night’s Dream» op. 61 (№ 1 – Scherzo)
  3. J. Brahms, Symphony №4 in E minor op. 98 (4th movt. Allegro energico e passionato)
  4. C. Debussy, «L’Après-midi d’un faune» (1st solo)
  5. M. Ravel, «Daphnis et Chloé» (Suite №2)
  6. B. Bartok, Concerto for Orchestra (2nd movt. «Gioco delle coppie» – Allegro scherzando and 4th movt. «Intermezzo interrotto» – Allegretto)
  7. S. Prokofiev, «Peter and the Wolf» op. 67 (Bird solo)
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Solo repertoire:

  1. W.A. Mozart, Concerto in C major, K. 314. 1st movement with cadenza.
  2. Solo piece or one movement of a work of the Applicant’s choice.

Orchestral repertoire:

  1. L. van Beethoven, Symphony №3 in E-flat major «Eroica» op. 55 (2nd movt. Marcia funebre – Adagio assai; 3rd movt. Scherzo – Allegro vivace – Trio; 4th movt. Finale – Allegro molto)
  2. F. Mendelssohn, Symphony №3 in A minor «Scottish» op. 56 (2nd movt. Scherzo – Vivace non troppo)
  3. J. Brahms, Violin Concerto in D major op. 77 (2nd movt. Adagio)
  4. P. Tchaikovsky, Symphony №4 in F minor op. 36 (2nd movt. Andantino in modo di canzone, 3rd movt. Scherzo – Pizzicato ostinato. Allegro)
  5. R. Strauss, «Don Juan» op. 20 (Allegro molto con brio)
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Solo repertoire:

  1. W.A. Mozart, Concerto in A major, K. 622. 1st movement.
  2. Solo piece or one movement of a work of the Applicant’s choice.

Orchestral repertoire:

  1. L. van Beethoven, Symphony №6 in F major op. 68 (1st movt. «Erwachen heiterer Empfindungen bei der Ankunf auf dem Lande» – Allegro ma non troppo; 2nd movt. «Szene am Bach» – Andante molto moto; 3rd movt. «Lustiges Zusammensein der Landleute» – Allegro)
  2. H. Berlioz, Symphonie fantastique (3rd movt. «Scène aux champs» – Adagio; 5th movt. «Songe d’une nuit de sabat» – Larghetto, Allegro)
  3. J. Brahms, Symphony №1 in C minor op. 68 (2nd movt. Andante sostenuto; 3rd movt. Un poco allegretto e grazioso)
  4. N. Rimsky-Korsakov, «Scheherazade» op. 35 (2nd movt. Recitative – Moderato assai)
  5. S. Rachmaninov, Symphony №2 op. 27 (3rd movt. Adagio)
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Solo repertoire:

  1. W.A. Mozart, Concerto in B-flat major, K. 191. 1st movement with cadenza.
  2. Solo piece or one movement of a work of the Applicant’s choice.

Orchestral repertoire:

  1. P. Tchaikovsky, Symphony №4 in F minor op. 36 (2nd movt. Andantino in modo di canzone)
  2. P. Tchaikovsky, Symphony №5 in E minor op. 64 (3rd movt. Valse – Allegro moderato)
  3. N. Rimsky-Korsakov, «Scheherazade» op. 35 (2nd movt.: Melody – Andantino; Recitatives – Moderato assai)
  4. M. Ravel, «Bolero» (Tempo di Bolero. Moderato assai)
  5. I. Stravinsky, «Firebird» (Premier Tableau. «Berceuse»)
  6. D. Shostakovich, Symphony №9 op. 70 (4th movt. Largo; 5th movt. Allegretto)
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Solo repertoire:

  1. W.A. Mozart, one of the following concertos: Concerto №2 in E-flat major, K. 417 or Concerto №4 in E-flat major, K. 495. 1st movement with cadenza.
  2. Solo piece or one movement of a work of the Applicant’s choice.

Orchestral repertoire:

  1. L. van Beethoven, Symphony №7 in A major op. 92 (1st movt. Poco sostenuto – Vivace)
  2. C. M. von Weber, «Der Freischütz» op. 77 (Overture – Adagio)
  3. G. Rossini, «Il barbiere di Siviglia» (Overture – Andante maestoso)
  4. P. Tchaikovsky, Symphony №5 in E minor op. 64 (2nd movt. Andante cantabile con alcuna licenza)
  5. R. Strauss, «Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche» op. 28 (Gemächlich)
  6. R. Strauss, «Don Quixote» op. 35 (Var. VIII)
  7. D. Shostakovich, Symphony №5 op. 47 (1st movt. Moderato)
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Solo repertoire:

  1. J. Haydn, Concerto in E-flat major. 1st movement with cadenza. To be played on the B-flat Trumpet.
  2. Solo piece or one movement of a work of the Applicant’s choice.

Orchestral repertoire:

  1. L. van Beethoven, «Leonore» Overture no. 2 in C major op. 72a (Adagio; offstage call – Un poco sostenuto)
  2. G. Bizet, «Carmen» (Prelude Allegro giocoso)
  3. M. Mussorgsky, «Pictures at an Exhibition» («Opening Promenade» – Allegro giusto, nel modo russico; senza allegrezza, ma poco sostenuto)
  4. G. Mahler, Symphony №3 (Zweite Abteilung – III: posthorn solo Comodo, Scherzando, Ohne Hast)
  5. G. Mahler, Symphony №5 (1st movt. Trauermarsch)
  6. I. Stravinsky, «Petrushka» (Revised 1947 version. Part III: «The Moor’s Room», №3 – «Valse» )
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Solo repertoire:

  1. F. David, Concertino, Op.4.
  2. Solo piece or one movement of a work of the Applicant’s choice.

Orchestral repertoire:

  1. W. A. Mozart, Requiem in D minor KV 626 (Part III: Sequenz, №2 Tuba mirum – Andante)
  2. G. Rossini, «Guillaume Tell» (Overture – Andante)
  3. R. Wagner, «Tannhäuser und der Sängerkrieg auf Wartburg» (Overture – Andante maestoso)
  4. R. Wagner, «Lohengrin» (Akt III: Einleitung – Sehr lebhaft)
  5. M. Ravel, «Bolero» (Tempo di Bolero. Moderato assai)
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Solo repertoire:

  1. One of the following concertos: E. Sachse, Concertino or A. Lebedev, Concerto №1.
  2. Solo piece or one movement of a work of the Applicant’s choice.

Orchestral repertoire:

  1. W.A. Mozart, Requiem in D minor KV 626 (Part II Kyrie – Allegro)
  2. L. van Beethoven, Symphony №9 in D minor op. 125 (4th movt. Andante maestoso; Allegro energico, sempre ben marcato)
  3. R. Schumann, Symphony № 3 in E-flat major «Rhenish» op. 97 (4th movt. Feierlich)
  4. R. Wagner, «Tannhäuser und der Sängerkrieg auf Wartburg» (Overture – Andante maestoso)
  5. R. Strauss, «Ein Heldenleben» op. 40 (Lebhaft bewegt)
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Solo repertoire:

  1. A. Lebedev, Concerto №1 in A minor.
  2. Solo piece or one movement of a work of the Applicant’s choice.

Orchestral repertoire:

  1. R. Wagner, «Die Walküre» (Act III: «Ride of the Valkyries» – Lebhaft)
  2. R. Wagner, «Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg» (Overture – Moderato, sempre largamente e pesante)
  3. J. Brahms, Symphony №2 in D major op. 73 (4th movt. Allegro con spirito)
  4. L. Delibes, «Coppélia» (Act I, №4 Mazurka)
  5. R. Strauss, «Ein Heldenleben» op. 40 (Lebhaft bewegt)
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Orchestral repertoire:

Snare drum:

  • N. Rimsky-Korsakov, Capriccio espagnol, op. 34
  • N. Rimsky-Korsakov, «Scheherazade» op. 35 (3rd movt., 4th movt.)
  • S. Prokofiev, «Peter and the Wolf» op. 67 (49, L’istesso tempo)

Glockenspiel:

  • W. A. Mozart, «Die Zauberflöte» KV 620 (Finale of Act I)
  • A. Glazunov, Violin Concerto in A minor, op. 82 (44-47; 51-53)

Xylophone:

  • G. Gershwin, «Porgy and Bess», Overture
  • D. Shostakovich, «The Golden Age» op. 22 (№3 Polka)

Timpani:

  • W. A. Mozart, «Die Zauberflöte» KV 620, Overture
  • L. van Beethoven, Symphony №7 in A major op. 92 (1st movt., 4th movt.)
  • L. van Beethoven, Symphony №9 in D minor op. 125 (1st movt.)
  • J. Brahms, Symphony №1 in C minor op. 68 (1st movt., 4th movt.)
  • P. Tchaikovsky, Symphony №4 in F minor op. 36  (1st movt.)
  • I. Stravinsky, «Rite of Spring»

Tambourine:

  • H. Berlioz, Roman Carnival Overture, op. 9
  • A. Dvořák, Carnival Overture, op.92

Triangolo:

  • H. Berlioz, Roman Carnival Overture, op. 9
  • P. Tchaikovsky, Capriccio Italien, op. 45

Cymbals:

  • M. Mussorgsky, «Night on Bald Mountain»
  • P. Tchaikovsky, «Romeo and Juliet»
  • S. Rachmaninov, Piano concerto №2 in C minor, op. 18 (3rd movt.)

Bass Drum:

  • P. Tchaikovsky, Symphony №4 in F minor op. 36 (4th movt.)
  • P. Tchaikovsky, «Romeo and Juliet»
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Solo repertoire:

Two pieces or movements of a works of contrasting character and period of the Applicant’s choice.

Orchestral repertoire:

  1. H. Berlioz, Fantastic Symphony (2nd movement)
  2. G. Verdi, «La forza del destino», Overture
  3. P. Tchaikovsky, «Swan Lake» (Act 2 – Cadenza)
  4. M. Ravel, Tzigane (Cadenza)
  5. B. Britten, The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra  (Variation I, Fugue)
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Solo repertoire:

  1. W.A. Mozart, one of the following concertos: Concerto №3 in G major, K. 216; Concerto №4 in D major, K. 218; Concerto №5 in A major, K. 219. 1st movement with cadenza.
  2. J.S. Bach, two contrasting movements from Partita or a Sonata for violin solo of the Applicant’s choice.

Orchestral repertoire:

  1. W.A. Mozart, Symphony №35 in D major «Haffner» KV 385 (1st movt. Allegro con spirito)
  2. W.A. Mozart, Symphony №39 in E-flat major KV 543 (4th movt. Allegro)
  3. L. van Beethoven, Symphony №9 in D minor op. 125 (3rd movt. Adagio molto e cantabile)
  4. P. Tchaikovsky, «The Nutcracker» Suite op. 71a (Ouverture – Allegro giusto)
  5. S. Rachmaninov, Symphony №2 in E minor op. 27 (3rd movt. Adagio)
  6. D. Shostakovich, Symphony №5 in D minor op. 47 (1st movt. Moderato)
  7. R. Strauss, «Don Juan» op. 20 (Allegro molto con brio)
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Solo repertoire:

  1. One of the following concertos: C.P. Stamitz, Concerto in D major or F.A. Hoffmeister, Concerto in D major. 1st movement with cadenza.
  2. Solo piece or one movement of a work of the Applicant’s choice.

Orchestral repertoire:

  1. W. A. Mozart, «Le nozze di Figaro» KV 492 (Overture – Presto)
  2. W. A. Mozart, «Die Zauberflöte» KV 620 (Overture – Adagio, Allegro)
  3. L. van Beethoven, Symphony no. 5 in C minor op. 67 (2nd movt. Andante con moto)
  4. C. M. von Weber, «Euryanthe» op. 81 (Overture – Allegro marcato con molto fuoco)
  5. F. Mendelssohn, «Midsummer Night’s Dream» op. 61 (No. 1 Scherzo – Allegro vivace)
  6. J. Brahms, Symphony no. 3 in F major op. 90 (1st movt. Allegro con brio)
  7. R. Strauss, «Don Juan» op. 20 (Allegro molto con brio)
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Solo repertoire:

  1. J. Haydn, one of the following concertos: Concerto №1 in C major or Concerto №2 in D major. 1st movement with cadenza.
  2. J.S. Bach, two contrasting movements from Suite for cello solo of the Applicant’s choice.

Orchestral repertoire:

  1. W.A. Mozart, «Le nozze di Figaro» KV 492 (Overture – Presto)
  2. W.A. Mozart, Symphony №39 in E-flat major KV 543 (Finale – Allegro)
  3. L. van Beethoven, Symphony №5 in C minor op. 67 (2nd movt. Andante con moto)
  4. J.Brahms, Symphony №2 in D major op. 73 (2nd movt. Adagio non troppo)
  5. P. Tchaikovsky, Symphony №4 in F minor op. 36 (1st movt. Andante sostenuto – Moderato con anima)
  6. P. Tchaikovsky, Symphony №6 in B minor «Pathétique» op. 74 (2nd movt. Allegro con grazia; 3rd movt. Allegro molto vivace)
  7. R. Strauss, «Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche» op. 28 (Gemächlich)
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Solo repertoire:

  1. One of the following concertos: J.B. Vanhal, Concerto in E-flat major; C.D. von Dittersdorf, Concerto №1 or №2; F.A. Hoffmeister, Concerto №1 or №2. 1st movement with cadenza.
  2. Solo piece or one movement of a work of the Applicant’s choice.

Orchestral repertoire:

  1. J.S. Bach, Suite in B minor for flute and orchestra BWV 1067 (7th movt. Badinerie)
  2. J.S. Bach, Violin Concerto №2 in E major BWV 1042 (2nd movt. Adagio)
  3. W. A. Mozart, Symphony №35 in D major «Haffner» KV 385 (Finale – Presto)
  4. W. A. Mozart, Symphony №40 in G minor KV 550 (1st movt. Molto allegro)
  5. L. van Beethoven, Symphony №5 in C minor op. 67 (3rd movt. Scherzo – Allegro)
  6. L. van Beethoven, Symphony №9 in D minor op. 125 (4th movt. Presto; Allegro ma non troppo; Vivace; Adagio cantabile; Allegro)
  7. G. Mahler, Symphony №1 in D major «Titan» (3rd movt. Feierlich und gemessen, ohne zu schleppen)
  8. I. Stravinsky, «Pulcinella» Suite (7th movt. Vivo)
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Auditions should include two arias of contrasting style, tempo, in original language.