2013 International Auditions
Applicants must be prepared to perform complete works. Choice of repertoire, within the required categories, is up to each artist. Works performed in a previous Young Concert Artists Audition may not be submitted again.
The repertoire you list on the application will be the repertoire from which you will be asked to perform during all three rounds (including your concerto if applicable).
Applicants are advised to carefully select repertoire to display to best advantage the full range of their abilities. Instrumentalists: please include the timing of each work submitted.
MEMORIZATION: Concertos and solo repertoire for all instruments and voice must be performed by memory. Scores may be used only in chamber music, sonatas with accompaniment, and contemporary works.
PIANO: a) A suite, partita, or other large-scale work of J.S. Bach (transcriptions are not accepted); b) A Sonata by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven or Schubert; c) A Sonata or other multi-movement Romantic recital work at least 15 minutes in length (Brahms, Schumann, Chopin, Rachmaninov, Liszt, etc.) (Chopin Ballades and Scherzos do not fi t this category); d) A work written after 1920; e) One additional recital work of your choice.
VIOLIN: a) One complete unaccompanied work of J.S. Bach; b) A Beethoven, Schubert or Mozart Sonata or other Classical work; c) A Schumann, Franck, Brahms, Fauré, Debussy, Ravel or other Romantic Sonata; d) One major concerto; e) One additional recital work of your choice written after 1920.
VIOLA: a) One work of J.S. Bach (transcriptions are acceptable); b) A major recital work of Brahms or Schumann; c) An unaccompanied 20th-century recital work (Hindemith, Reger, etc.); d) One major concerto; e) One additional recital work of your choice.
CELLO: a) One complete unaccompanied work of J.S. Bach; b) One Classical recital work; c) One major Romantic recital work (Brahms, Schumann, Rachmaninov, etc.); d) One major concerto; e) One additional work of your choice.
VOICE: a) Three groups of 4 songs, with each group in a different language – a total of 12 songs (for example, 4 songs in English, 4 songs in German, and 4 songs in French – the songs within each group do not necessarily have to be by the same composer or related in any way other than language); b) One operatic aria; c) If one of the song groups or the aria is not in English, please add one work in English. All songs in English must be originally written in English.
STRING QUARTET: a) One Classical quartet; b) One Romantic quartet; c) One quartet written after 1920; d) Two additional works of your choice.
PIANO TRIO: a) One Classical trio; b) One Romantic trio; c) One trio written after 1920; d) Two additional works of your choice.
FLUTE: a) One work of J. S. Bach; b) Three contrasting recital works; c) One major concerto.
OBOE: a) One work of J. S. Bach; b) Three contrasting recital works; c) One major concerto.
TRUMPET: a) One Baroque work; b) One major French modernist work (Jolivet, Tomasi, Enesco, Francaix, etc.); c) Two additional recital works of your choice; d) One Classical concerto.
FRENCH HORN: a) One unaccompanied 20th-century work; b) Two contrasting recital works of your choice; c) One concerto by Mozart, Haydn or Telemann; d) One 19th or 20th-century concerto.