The Chorus of the Royal Swedish Opera is Sweden’s largest professional chorus and one of the oldest in the world, founded in 1773. The chorus consists of 54 full-time choristers who take part in the vast majority of all opera productions, which are performed throughout the season.
The Chorus Master is James Grossmith, and the Assistant Chorus Masters are Martin Virin and Krystian Bellière.
Alto 1 full-time, permanent employment with probationary year commencing 1 July 2022 or by agreement.
Details of education in music or postgraduate studies in opera are requested, and further details of experience as a member of an opera chorus are desirable.
You should have a good proficiency in either English or Swedish. If you cannot currently speak Swedish you are expected to have an interest in learning Swedish.
Auditions will take place on Saturday 12 March 2022, by invitation and upon review of applications.
Please prepare the following for audition:
Your choice of one of the following prescribed arias:
Una voce poco fa (Il Barbiere di Siviglia)
Parto, parto (La Clemenza di Tito)
Werther, Werther (Werther)
An aria of your own choice in a contrasting language to that of your prescribed aria. The audition will also involve tests in sight-reading, stagecraft, an ensemble test and an interview.
Applications must be received no later than 30 January 2022.
Your application must be accompanied by CV, an attached mp3 sound file and photograph in the section "Other documents".
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