APPLICATION – AUDITIONS – REPERTOIRE

Application deadline | 25 April 2017

Audition results | 15 May 2017

You can apply only with a recording.

Application fee | 50€

APPLY HERE

The Academy management will decide on active participation upon the receipt of the application forms with recordings. Please note, that your application is only submitted once you have clicked on “Submit” and paid the application fee.

The repertoire for the audition should consist of:
– ONE solo work (concerto or else)
– OBLIGATORY orchestral excerpts

The video recording with the required repertoire should be uploaded with your application or sent per email or WeTransfer to ziva@slokaracademy.com
Piano accompaniment is NOT required.

The recording should be clearly labelled with the applicant’s name and instrument, and should be recorded within the past six months.

OBLIGATORY ORCHESTRA PARTS
All parts are available in “Orchester Probespiel”, published by Editions Peters or Editions Schott.

*Although not required, it is advisable that applicants prepare the excerpts for auxiliary instruments (Piccolo, English horn, E-flat and Bass clarinets) for their audition. Parts are rotated as much as possible during the Festival, including the auxiliary parts. For those applicants who do not own and/or play these instruments, it will not affect your audition result.

VIOLIN
CONCERTO
1st movement of a standard concerto (including cadenza)
OBLIGATORY ORCHESTRAL EXCERPT
R. Strauss: Don Juan
R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel op.28
R. Schumann: Symphony No. 2
I. Strawinsky: Le Sacre du Printemmps
W. A. Mozart: Symphony No. 39

VIOLA
CONCERTO
1st movement of a standard concerto (including cadenza)
OBLIGATORY ORCHESTRAL EXCERPT
R. Strauss: Don Juan
R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel, Op. 28
J. Brahms: Symphony No. 4
P. I. Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6
S. Prokofiev: Symphonie classique, Op. 25

VIOLONCELLO
CONCERTO/SOLO
1st movement of a standard concerto (including cadenza)
One movement of an unaccompanied suite by J. S. Bach
OBLIGATORY ORCHESTRAL EXCERPT
G. Mahler: Symphony No. 4
R. Strauss: Don Juan
L. van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5
J. Brahms: Symphony No. 2
G. Rossini: William Tell – Ouverture

DOUBLE BASS
CONCERTO/SOLO
1st movement of a standard concerto or any solo piece
OBLIGATORY ORCHESTRAL EXCERPT
G. Mahler: Symphony No. 1
R. Strauss: Don Juan
R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel, Op. 28
L. van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5
Strawinsky: Pulcinella – Suite

FLUTE
CONCERTO
1st movement of a standard concerto
OBLIGATORY ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS
A. Dvořák: Symphony No. 8
R. Strauss: Don Juan
R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel, Op. 28
J. Brahms: Symphony No. 4
C. Debussy: Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
Piccolo*
P.I. Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4

OBOE
CONCERTO
1st movement of a standard concerto
OBLIGATORY ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS
R. Strauss: Don Juan
L. van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3
J. Brahms: Violin Concerto
M. Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin
English Horn*
A. Dvořák: Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”

CLARINET
CONCERTO
1st movement of a standard concerto
OBLIGATORY ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS
L. van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6
O. Respighi: Pini di Roma
G. Rossini: Semiramide – Overture
D. Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9
Z. Kodály: Galanta Dances
E-flat Clarinet*
R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel, Op. 28
H. Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique
R. Strauss: Ein Heldenleben
Bass Clarinet*
I. Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring

BASSOON
CONCERTO
1st movement of a standard concerto
OBLIGATORY ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS
R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel, Op. 28
W. A. Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro – Overture
M. Ravel: Bolero
N. Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade
I. Stravinsky: Firebird – Suite

FRENCH HORN
CONCERTO
1st movement of Mozart horn concerto No. 2 or 4
OBLIGATORY ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS
G. Mahler: Symphony No. 4
R. Strauss: Don Juan
R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel, Op. 28
L. van Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 (1st Horn)
R. Strauss: Ein Heldenleben

TRUMPET
CONCERTO
1st movement of J. Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E flat major
OBLIGATORY ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS
G. Mahler: Symphony No. 5
R. Strauss: Don Juan
R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel, Op. 28
M. Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
I. Stravinsky: Petrushka

TROMBONE
CONCERTO
F. David: Concertino in E flat major (1st Mov.)
OBLIGATORY ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS
G. Mahler: Symphony No. 3
R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel, Op. 28
W. A. Mozart: Requiem – Tuba mirum (solo)
J. Brahms: Symphony No. 1
M. Ravel: Bolero

BASS TROMBONE
CONCERTO/SOLO
E. Sachse: Concertino in F major (1st Mov.)
OBLIGATORY ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS
J. Haydn: The Creation
Z. Kodály: Hary Janos – Suite
R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel, Op. 28
J. Brahms: Symphony No. 1
R. Schumann: Symphony No. 3, “Rheinisch”

TUBA
CONCERTO/SOLO
1st movement of a standard concerto or any solo piece
OBLIGATORY ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS
G. Mahler: Symphony No. 1
R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel, Op. 28
H. Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique
R. Wagner: Die Meistersinger – Prelude

OTHER INSTRUMENTS – participation only upon invitation.