Approved Concerti

Each Semi-Finalist will be allotted 28 minutes to perform portions of two concerti during the Semi-Finals. If selected for the Finals, one of the two concerti will be performed with the Houston Symphony. All performances must be from memory.

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VIOLIN  
  Barber, Violin Concerto
  Bruch, Scottish Fantasy
  Bruch, Violin Concerto No. 1
  Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor
  Mozart, Violin Concerto No. 3
  Mozart, Violin Concerto No. 4
  Paganini, Violin Concerto No. 1
  Prokofiev, Violin Concerto No. 1
  Saint-Saens, Violin Concerto No. 3
  Wieniawski, Violin Concerto No. 2
Viola  
  Bartok, Viola Concerto
  Hoffmeister, Viola Concerto
  Stamitz, Viola Concerto No. 1
  Walton, Viola Concerto
Cello  
  Bloch, Schelomo
  Elgar, Cello Concerto
  Haydn, Cello Concerto in C major
  Haydn, Cello Concerto in D major
  Lalo, Cello Concerto
  Saint-Saens, Cello Concerto No. 1
  Schumann, Cello Concerto
  Shostakovich, Cello Concerto No. 1
  Tchaikovsky, Variations on a rococo theme
Double Bass   
  Bottesini, Contrabass Concerto No. 1
  Bottesini, Contrabass Concerto No. 2
  Dittersdorf, Double Bass Concerto No. 2, Kr. 172
  Dragonetti, Contrabass Concerto
  Hoffmeister, Double Bass Concerto No. 1 in D
  Koussevitzky, Contrabass Concerto
  Nino Rota, Divertimento Concertante for double bass and orchestra
  Vanhal, Contrabass Concerto
Flute  
  C.P.E. Bach, Flute Concerto in D minor
  Ibert, Flute Concerto
  Liebermann, Flute Concerto
  Mozart, Flute Concerto No. 1
  Mozart, Flute Concerto No. 2
  Nielsen, Flute Concerto
  Reinecke, Flute Concerto
Oboe  
  Haydn, Oboe Concerto
  Mozart, Oboe Concerto
  R. Strauss, Oboe Concerto
  Vaughan Williams, Oboe Concerto
Clarinet  
  Copland, Clarinet Concerto
  Debussy, Premiere rhapsodie and Rossini, Clarinet Variations (considered as one concerto)
  Mozart, Clarinet Concerto
  Nielsen, Clarinet Concerto
  Weber, Clarinet Concerto No. 2
Bassoon  
  Francaix, Bassoon Concerto
  Jolivet, Bassoon Concerto
  Mozart, Bassoon Concerto
  Weber, Bassoon Concerto
Horn  
  Gliere, Horn Concerto
  Haydn, Horn Concerto No. 1
  Mozart, Horn Concerto No. 2
  Mozart, Horn Concerto No. 4
  R. Strauss, Horn Concerto No. 1
  Rosetti, Horn Concerto in D minor
Trumpet  
  Arutunian, Trumpet Concerto
  Haydn, Trumpet Concerto
  Hummel, Trumpet Concerto
  Telemann, Trumpet Concerto in D major
  Tomasi, Trumpet Concerto
Trombone  
  Creston, Fantasy
  David, Trombone Concertino
  Jacob, Trombone Concerto
  Tomasi, Trombone Concerto
Tuba  
  John Williams, Tuba Concerto
  Vaughan Williams, Bass Tuba Concerto
Marimba  
  Creston, Concertino for Marimba
  Hohvaness, Fantasy on Japanese Woodprints
  Klatzow, Marimba Concerto
  Koppel, Concerto No. 1 for Marimba & Orchestra
  Kurka, Marimba Concerto
  Rosauro, Conerto No. 1 for Marimba & Orchestra
  Sèjourné, Concerto for Marimba
  Torke, Marimba Concerto No. 1 "Mojave" 
  Zivkovic: Concerto No.2 for Marimba
Harp  
  Ginastera, Harp Concerto
  Gliere, Harp Concerto
  Reinecke, Harp Concerto
Piano  
  Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 2
  Grieg, Piano Concerto
  Liszt, Piano Concerto No. 2
  Mozart, Piano Concerto No. 20
  Mozart, Piano Concerto No. 21
  Mozart, Piano Concerto No. 23
  Mozart, Piano Concerto No. 26
  Mozart, Piano Concerto No.13
  Prokofiev, Piano Concerto No. 3
  Rachmaninoff, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
  Ravel, Piano Concerto in G major
  Saint-Saens, Piano Concerto No. 2

 

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