Baritone/Bass singers to the Göteborg Opera male 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 four singers for the baritone/bass section, in the opera chorus. All four positions are permanent contracts and start with a probationary year on the 1st of July 2021. 

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 November 15th, 2020. During day 1, November 15th, a selection process will be done, and some candidates will proceed to day 2 of the audition, November 16th. Selected candidates will receive detailed information about the audition, and the audition procedure by the 15th of October 2020, at the latest.

For the audition we would like you to prepare: 

Round 1: 

- One aria of your choice, performed from memory. 

Round 2: 

- One Mozart-aria, performed from memory. 

- One aria of your choice, performed from memory. (May be the same aria as in round 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 September 21th 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
First day of employment 1/7 2021
Number of positions 4
Working hours 100%
City Göteborg
County Västra Götalands län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2020/7
  • Martin Nagashima Toft, Chorus Master, +46(0)31-108082
  • Elinor Gerle, Chorus Manager, +46(0)31-108070
Union representative
  • Henrik Andersson, Symf, +46(0)31-108000
Published 11.Aug.2020
Last application date 21.Sep.2020 11:59 PM CET

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