Available positions

Wermland Opera’s Orchestra seeks applications for
  • Principal 2nd violin
  • Sub-principal 1st violin (3rd chair)
  • Tutti violin

Permanent employment based on a 6-month trial period

Please choose from the following works:
W.A. Mozart - Violin concerto nr 4 in D-major, 1st mvt with cadenza    
W.A. Mozart - Violin concerto nr 5 in A-major, 1st mvt with cadenza

and one of following violin concertos:
Johannes Brahms - Violin concerto D-major, 1st mvt without cadenza
Ludwig van Beethoven - Violin concerto D-major, 1st mvt without cadenza
Felix Mendelssohn - Violin concerto e-minor, 1st mvt without cadenza
Jean Sibelius - Violin concerto d-minor, 1st mvt without cadenza
Peter Tchaikovsky - Violin concerto D-major, 1st mvt without cadenza

Orchestral excerpts will be included. Ensemble playing may be included.

Audition dates:  Principal 2nd violin and sub-principal 1st violin: Aug 17th 2021 and possibly Aug 18th 2021 (reserve day).
Tutti violin Aug 19th 2021 and possibly Aug 20th 2021 (reserve day)
Venue: Wermland Opera, Spinneriet, Älvgatan 49, Karlstad

Please specify in your application which position or positions you wish to apply for.

The audition will take place following personal invitation. Orchestral excerpts

We offer varied work as a musician in Wermland Opera’s Orchestra, which, with its 34 full-time employed members offers both orchestral concerts and opera/musical productions.  Every year the orchestra performs its own ’stora konsertserien’ or main series of 7-8 concerts at the Karlstad CCC concert hall.  The 2021/2022 season will feature a diverse program, conducted mostly by our chief conductor Johannes Gustavsson, with guest appearances by leading conductors and soloists.  The musicians of Wermland Opera’s Orchestra also frequently have the opportunity to perform chamber music in a variety of constellations, displaying breadth in their ability to alternate between genres with ease.

Welcome to view our program at www.wermlandopera.com

Enquiries regarding the positions can be directed to
Orchestra producer Annika Bohlin, 070-649 06 46
Union representative Jesper Sejrup Clausen (SYMF) 073-149 54 97
Concertmaster Richard Lazar, 076-174 55 46

Please send your application together with CV by July 27th 2021 to:

Wermland Opera, Älvgatan 49, 652 30 KARLSTAD
or by email to: annika.bohlin@wermlandopera.com                                                                    

Write principal 2nd violin, sub-principal 1st violin or tutti violin audition in the subject line.