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Cello, tutti (1) – Permanent

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    The Royal Swedish Opera 

    Royal Swedish Orchestra 

    Music Director Alan Gilbert 


    100% permanent employment with a trial period as agreed. 


    VIDEO APPLICATION compulsory. 

    Video required for pre-selection purposes only. Applications without videos will not be considered. 

    Please record the following orchestral excerpts for the compulsory video application: 


    1. Puccini: Madama Butterfly, act 1 
    2. Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier, act 3 
    3. Wagner: Tristan & Isolde, Einleitung 
    4. Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (big letter C & N)  

    Please note: The occasional bowings and fingerings are not compulsory for the applicant to use. Every applicant can choose his or her own bowings and fingeri 


    Closing date for all applications including video is 12 june 2022

    For excerpts and detailed instructions, please see PDF down below. 

    Register your application at 



    The audition will take place by personal invitation on the 1 september 2022 at the Royal Swedish Opera House, Jacobs Torg 4, 105 69 Stockholm.  


    Haydn: Cello concerto, Op. 101, D major, Hob.VIIb:2, Movement 1, bar 1-128 with Gendron’s cadence + Movement 2


    Dvorak: Cello concerto, Op.104, B minor, Movement 1, bar 1-267 or Schumann: Cello concerto, Op. 129, A minor, Movement 1, bar 1-206

    For excerpts and detailed instructions, please see PDF down below.

    For queries regarding the audition, please contact: 

    We are also recruiting a Co-Principal cello with audition the 2 September. See separate ad at 


    Kungliga Hovkapellet (The Royal Swedish Orchestra) has been at the heart of Swedish culture for almost 500 years. Founded in 1526 as the orchestra to the Royal Court, it became the orchestra of the Royal Swedish Opera in 1773. Today, Kungliga Hovkapellet consists of 105 musicians. It performs around 200 operas and ballets each season along with regular symphonic and chamber concerts.