Audition for Principal & Co-principal percussion

Audition for Principal & Co-principal percussion

For the Göteborg Opera Orchestra

Deadline for application 1 januari 2019

The following vacancies are permanent employment with probationary year and are available by agreement. Both services include some duty to play timpani and one of the services include duty to play drum kit.

Audition: Mon 14 and Tues 15 January 2019.

Compulsory pieces:

  • Snare drum:  Århus Etude No. 9 by B. Lylloff
  • Xylophone: Transcription Lady Macbeth arr. G. Mortensen
  • Tambourine: Etyd by D. Norberg
  • Timpani: Beethoven, Symphony No. 9, 1st mov.
  • Timpani: Bartok, Concerto for orchestra (intermezzo part)
  • Solo piece of the candidates own choice on marimba or vibraphone (4 mallets, max 3 min.)
  • Score for the compulsory pieces

Download audition information, which includes orchestra excerpts, a list of available instruments etc.
Download information about drum kit audition

Deadline for application Tuesday 1 January 2019.

Apply for the vacancies here

For more information contact:

Jan Söderberg
tel 031-108 099

Contact us

Christina Nilssons Gata, 411 04 Göteborg
Telephone (switch) 031–10 80 00
Ticket office & Restaurant 031–13 13 00

Follow us:

GöteborgsOperan – a part of En del av Västra Götalandsregionen