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About the Göteborg Opera

The Göteborg Opera’s vision is to be one of the leading opera houses in Northern Europe. We work with a broad repertoire of opera, dance, musicals and concerts. GöteborgsOperan AB is a publicly-owned company in the Västra Götaland region with around 500 employees. In total around 350 shows are staged per year for around 250 000 visitors to the Main Stage, Small Stage and throughout the region. We have a turnover of around 500 million SEK. The Göteborg Opera is a diverse workplace with roughly the same number of male and female employees. The orchestra has 86 members.


Round 1

Audition round 1 is taking part through Youtube links sent by 31 January at the latest.

Recording quality should be at least 720p, mpeg4. Each video is to be recorded with full body visible, in one take, without cuts or adjustments.

Link 1: F. David: Trombone concertino op.4. 1st movement without cadenza.
Please note: this should be recorded without piano accompaniment.

Link 2: Orchestral exerpts no. 1-3 from attached list. Download here

Rounds 2–4

Rounds 2 to 4 will take place at the Göteborg Opera on 28 February, in accordance with current Covid-19 restrictions that may apply.

Compulsory pieces: Orchestral exerpts and ensembles from attached list.

Download the excepts here


Deadline for applications is 31 January 2022.

Please note that you need to fill in personal information, employment history, education and links to a private Youtube account.

Apply here

For more information please contact

Orchestra admin. Joel Rosenlund tel. +46 31 108 099
E-mail: joel.rosenlund@opera.se 

Union representant
Erik Mattisson
tel. +46 705 983 601