The Göteborg Opera was inaugurated in 1994 and is one of the world’s most modern opera houses. We have a wide repertoire consisting of opera, dance, musicals. Our performances are often widely acclaimed, both in Sweden and abroad. The Göteborg Opera is a company completely owned by Region Västra Götaland with around 500 long- term employees and a large number of temporary employees. We give approximately 250 performances yearly on our Main and Small Stages,enjoyed by over 250.000 people. We have an annual turnover of SEK 380 million. The Göteborg Opera Orchestra has been awarded Svenska Dagbladet’s distinguished Opera Prize 2003. The orchestra has 86 members.First guest conductor is Giancarlo Andretta.


AUDITION for the following vacancys
The following vacancys is available from January 1st, 2014

Principal Timpani with duty on Percussion

Audition: Sunday September 1. 2013.

Compulsory pieces:

  • Sören Monrad:Test for Timpanis.You can order the music
  • Bo Holmstrand:Music Contest.(You can find on our website)
  • Orchestra excerpts.(You can find on our website from August 9.)


 Deadline for application August 20. 2013.



Please note that you only have to fill in personel information, employments and education.

To this audition there will also be internal applicants who will not play the audition.

For more information please contact:
Orchestra adm Jan Söderberg tel: 46-(0)31-108099

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 2013 07-01
Salary Enligt avtal
Number of positions 1
Working hours 40 Timmar per vecka
City Göteborg
County Västra Götalands län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2013/11
  • Jan Söderberg , +46-31108099
Union representative
  • Geoffrey Cox, +46-703-954598
Published 25.Jun.2013
Last application date 20.Aug.2013 11:59 PM CET

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