All performances for the remainder of the season have been cancelled
The box office and restaurant will be open until further notice, with adjusted opening hours.

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Principal Viola

Principal Viola

Audition cancelled.

Deadline for applications 29 March 2020

The Göteborg Opera’s vision is to be one of the leading opera houses in Northern Europe. We are a modern and innovative opera house that distinguishes itself with professionalism and commitment to the arts, with a broad repertoire of opera, contemporary dance and musicals,  and are an important player in the development of the region. GöteborgsOperan AB is a wholly community-owned company employing around 500 people each year. In total around 300 shows are staged per year for around 250 000 visitors on our Main Stage, Small Stage and throughout the region. We have a turnover of around 380 million SEK of which around 30% is from our own resources. The Göteborg Opera is a diverse workplace with roughly the same number of male and female employees. The orchestra has 86 members and their musical director is Henrik Schaefer.


Compulsory pieces:

  • Hoffmeister: or Stamitz: 1st movement with cadenza and 2nd movement without cadenza.

  • One of the folloving viola concertos Walton/Bartok/Hindemith 1st movement.


Deadline 29 March 2020

Please note that we only accept applications via our online recruiting system Varbi which you reach by the link below. You only need to fill in the sections: personal information, employment and education.

Apply here

For more information, contact

Jan Söderberg
Orchestra administration

Erik Mattisson
Union representative 
+46 705 983 601

Contact us

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

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