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Orchestra Director

As our Orchestra Director, you will have fully delegated responsibilities for the orchestra department, including 86 musicians and 3 employees in orchestra services. Your main task will be to provide the overall support required for the Opera’s artistic progress.

Application deadline 25 April 2021.

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Principal Viola

The Göteborg Opera is looking to fill the position of Principal Viola. Round 1 auditions will take place via Youtube links sent to us by 15 August 2021 at the latest.

More information and application


No open positions that interest you?

Are you interested in working behind the scenes in production, management, administration, the foyer or the restaurant? If so, you can send us an application and register your CV with us at any time, by using our online recruting tool Varbi which you can reach using this link:

Register an open application using Varbi here

If you would like to work as an artist on stage with opera, contemporary dance, musicals or in the orchestra, please send an email to personal@opera.se

About the Göteborg Opera

The Göteborg Opera is a modern, innovative opera house which is characterised by professionalism and passion – our vision is to be one of northern Europe’s leading opera houses.

We work with a broad repertoire of opera, contemporary dance, musicals and concerts. GöteborgsOperan AB is a state-owned company in the Västra Götaland regionen, with around 500 employees, and is an important part in the development of the region. The Main Stage and Small Stage combined present around 400 performances per year, for around 225 000 visitors. Our turnover is around 450 million SEK annually, where about 25% is self-financed. The Göteborg Opera is a multicultural workplace, with an almost equal number of male and female employees.

A stage hand works clearning the stage - photo taken from a low angle up towards the stage lights in the roof.

In photo:  Michael Mennell|Photographer:  Mats Bäcker