Norrlandsoperans Symfoniorkester is seeking to appoint 2:e Concert master

The position is permanent with a 1-year trial period. Employment will commence after personal agreement. Non-EU citizens require a work and residence permit (not required when you apply for the audition).


The position entails roughly 140-160 podium days plus personal artistic preparation time, jury work (including auditions and meetings) and program committee meetings (admin days).
The position is widely diverse, including symphonic, opera and chamber music repertoire. A typical season can include between 12 – 17 Orchestra Productions and 2-3 Opera productions.
Service in a higher position is regulated according to agreement with the national Musician’s Union in Sweden (SYMF).
Amount of podium days: according to scheduling for musicians at Norrlandsoperan. AD-days: admin days according to scheduling.
KFT-days: Personal artistic preparation time according to scheduling.
Salary plan: Group 1 (see agreement with Musician’s Union in Sweden, SYMF).


24th February 2023 – Norrlandsoperan, by personal invitation. Norrlandsoperan Concert Hall, address: Operaplan 5, 901 08, Umeå. 16th December 2022 – Last day to apply.


W. A. Mozart: Violin concerto no.3 in G major, no. 4 in D major or no. 5 in A major, 1 movt. with cadenza.
Violin concerto, 1 movt. with cadenza: Beethoven, Brahms, Tchaikovsky or Sibelius
Orchestra excerpts (download via Musical Chairs):
W. A. Mozart, Symphony no. 39 – Andante con moto (bar 1 – 53)
W. A. Mozart, Don Giovanni – Overture (bar 31 – 120)
R. Schumann, Symphony no. 2 – Scherzo (bar 1 –54)
F. Mendelssohn – A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Scherzo (bar 17 – 99)
P. Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker – Overture (top div part bar 134 – end)
J. Brahms, Symphony no. 4 – Allegro energico e passionate – Più Allegro (bar 33 – 80)
R. Strauss, Der Bürger als Edelmann – no. 4, Auftritt und Tans der Schneider (violin solo)
A. Dvorák, solo from Cello Concerto
J. S. Bach, St. John Passion – Erster Chor solo
10. N. Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade, 10 A-C, all violin solos