Required repertoire for the audition

Solo repertoire:

W.A. Mozart, one of the following concertos: Concerto №1 K313 or Concerto №2 K314, 1st movement exposition and cadenza

Orchestral excerpts for flute:

  1. L. van Beethoven: Symphony №3 (Finale)
  2. F. Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night’s Dream (Scherzo)
  3. C. Debussy: L’Après-midi d’un faune (1st solo)
  4. M. Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé, Suite №2 (No 176-179)

Orchestral excerpts for piccolo:

  1. M. Ravel: Piano Concerto in G major (1st mvt)
  2. G. Rossini: La gazza ladra, Overture
  3. J. Strauss: Die Fledermaus, Overture

Notice: candidates for Principal position should play solo repertoire and all 4 orchestral excerpts for flute. Candidates for 2nd flute position should play solo repertoire, 2 excerpts for flute on their choice and all 3 excerpts for piccolo.

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Solo repertoire:

W.A. Mozart: Concerto in C Major, K. 314, 1st movement exposition and cadenza

Orchestral excerpts:

  1. L. van Beethoven: Symphony №3 (3rd & 4th mvt.)
  2. J. Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major op. 77 (2nd mvt.)
  3. G. Rossini: La Scala di Seta, Overture
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Solo repertoire:

W.A. Mozart: Concerto in A major K622, 1st movement exposition

Orchestral excerpts:

  1. L. van Beethoven: Symphony №6 (1st, 2nd and 3rd mvt.)
  2. F. Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night’s Dream (Scherzo)
  3. G. Puccini: Tosca (Act III, 11 to 12)
  4. N. Rimsky-Korsakov: Cappriccio Espagnol (1st & 3rd mvt.)
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Solo repertoire:

W.A. Mozart: Concerto in B-flat major K191, 1st movement exposition and cadenza

Orchestral excerpts:

  1. W.A. Mozart: Marriage of Figaro, Overture (Bars 1-24, 101-123)
  2. L. van Beethoven: Symphony №9 (4th mvt.)
  3. P. Tchaikovsky: Symphony №4 (1st & 2nd mvt.)
  4. I. Stravinsky: Rite of Spring (Beginning)
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Solo repertoire:

W.A. Mozart, one of the following concertos: Concerto №2 K417 or Concerto №4 K495, 1st movement exposition and cadenza

Orchestral excerpts for high horn positions (1st & 3rd horn):

  1. L. van Beethoven: Symphony №7 (1st mvt.)
  2. J. Brahms: Symphony №3 (3rd mvt.)
  3. R. Strauss: Ein Heldenleben (Beginning to No 5)
  4. D. Shostakovich: Symphony №5 (1st mvt., No 33-41)

Orchestral excerpts for low horn positions (2nd & 4th horn):

  1. L. van Beethoven: Symphony №3 (3rd mvt., measures 171-205)
  2. L. van Beethoven: Symphony №9 (3rd mvt., Adagio, measures 82-99)
  3. R. Strauss: Don Quixote (Variation VII)
  4. D. Shostakovich: Symphony №5 (1st mvt. No 17-21)
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Solo repertoire:

J. Haydn: Concerto in E-flat major, 1st movement exposition and cadenza

Orchestral excerpts:

  1. P. Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, №12 (Chocolate)
  2. A. Dvorak: Symphony No. 8 (1st mvt.)
  3. G. Mahler: Symphony №5 (1st mvt.)
  4. I. Stravinsky: Petrouchka (1947, Ballerina’s Dance)
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Solo repertoire:

F. David, Concertino, main exposition (until letter D)

Orchestral excerpts:

  1. W. A. Mozart: Requiem (Tuba mirum)
  2. G. Rossini: La Gazza Ladra, Overture
  3. R. Wagner: Tannhäuser, Overture
  4. M. Ravel: Bolero
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Orchestral repertoire:

Snare drum:

  1. N. Rimsky-Korsakov: Spanish Capriccio
  2. N. Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade
  3. D. Shostakovich: Symphony №7

Bells:

  1. W.A. Mozart: The Magic Flute

Orchestra Cymbals:

  1. S. Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto №2
  2. P. Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Overture

Tambourine:

  1. A. Dvorak: Carnaval Overture
  2. G. Bizet: Carmen
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Solo repertoire:

One piece or movement of a work of the Applicant’s choice

Orchestral excerpts:

  1. H. Berlioz: Fantastic Symphony (2nd mvt.)
  2. P. Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker, Waltz of the flowers (Cadenza)
  3. M. Ravel: Tzigane (Cadenza)
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Solo repertoire:

W.A. Mozart, one of the following concertos: Concerto №3 K216, Concerto №4 K218 or Concerto №5 K219, 1st movement exposition and cadenza

Orchestral excerpts:

  1. W.A. Mozart: Symphony №39 (4th mvt.)
  2. L. van Beethoven: Symphony №9 (3rd mvt.)
  3. P. Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Suite (Overture)
  4. R. Strauss: Don Juan (page I)
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Solo repertoire:

One of the following concertos: C.P. Stamitz, Concerto in D major or F.A. Hoffmeister, Concerto in D major, 1st movement exposition and cadenza

Orchestral excerpts:

  1. W.A. Mozart: Die Zauberflöte, Overture
  2. L. van Beethoven: Symphony №5 (2nd mvt.)
  3. F. Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night’s Dream (Scherzo)
  4. R. Strauss: Don Juan (Beginning to D)
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Solo repertoire:

J. Haydn, one of the following concertos: Concerto №1 or Concerto №2, 1st movement exposition and cadenza

Orchestral excerpts:

  1. L. van Beethoven: Symphony №6 (5th mvt., bars 25-56)
  2. W.A. Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro, Overture
  3. P. Tchaikovsky: Symphony №6 (2nd mvt.)
  4. R. Strauss: Don Juan (Beginning to letter C)
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Solo repertoire:

One of the following concertos: C.D. von Dittersdorf, Concerto №1 or №2; F.A. Hoffmeister, Concerto №1 or №2, 1st movement exposition and cadenza

Orchestral excerpts:

  1. J.S. Bach: Suite in B minor for flute and orchestra (7th mvt. Badinerie)
  2. W.A. Mozart: Symphony №40 (1st mvt.)
  3. L. van Beethoven: Symphony №5 (3rd mvt.)
  4. F. Mendelssohn: Symphony №4 (4th mvt.)
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