Soprano singers to the Göteborg Opera ladies Chorus

The chorus consists of 46 professional singers and performs in most of our opera productions as well as concerts. Members of the chorus are regularly used for solo parts and are occasionally given the opportunity to cover lead roles. We consider drama and movement to be important elements of the chorus' work.

The Göteborg Opera wish to employ two singers for the ladies chorus, to sing with our soprano section. One position will be in the soprano 1 section and will require strenght in the higher register, the other position will be in the soprano 2 section and will require strenght in the middle register. Both positions are permanent contracts and starts with a probationary year from 1st of July 2020.

Qualifications required: Higher education from Music or Opera Academy or equivalent. Our working languages are Swedish and English. If you have stage experience from musical theatre, it´s considered a merit. Audition, by personal invitation, will take place on March 29th, 2020. During day 1, March 29th, a selection process will be done, and some candidates will proceed to day 2 of the audition, March 30th. Selected candidates will receive detailed information about the audition, and the audition procedure by the 15th of March, at the latest.

For the audition we would like you to prepare:

Day 1:

- One aria of your choice, performed from memory.

Day 2:

- One Mozart-aria, performed from memory.

- One aria of your choice, performed from memory. (Can be the same aria as day 1)

- Chorus excerpts (to be performed with members of the Opera chorus, sheet music allowed - the sheet music will be sent to you together with the invitation)

Last day of application is 29th of February 2020. Please note that we only accept applications through the recruit system MyNetwork/Varbi.

To apply, go to www.opera.se/vacancies

Welcome with your application!

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 2
Working hours 100%
City Göteborg
County Västra Götalands län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2020/4
  • Martin Nagashima Toft, Chorus Master, +46(0)31-108082
  • Elinor Gerle, Chorus Manager, +46(0)31-108070
Union representative
  • Erik Enqvist, Symf, +46(0)31-108000
Published 05.Feb.2020
Last application date 29.Feb.2020 11:59 PM CET

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