Performance Job

United Kingdom
Caerdydd - Cardiff, United Kingdom
Posted: 05 Aug 2022
Welsh National Opera

Welsh National Opera

Section Principal Timpani (playing percussion as required)

£40,670 p/year
Section Principal Timpani (playing percussion as required)

Welsh National Opera shares the power of live opera with audiences and communities across Wales and England – in theatres, in neighbourhoods and online.

We are seeking an exceptional Section Principal Timpanist to join the busy WNO Orchestra, participating in their eclectic mix of opera performances, symphonic concerts, chamber music, digital work and education projects across the UK and internationally. The successful candidate will have a very high standard of technical instrumental skill, musicality and performance and significant experience of playing with professional opera/ballet/symphony orchestras.

Deadline for Applications: Monday 22 August 2022 (midday)

Audition Requirements: Audition requirements will be sent to shortlisted applicants by Monday 5 September 2022.

Applicants shortlisted for audition will be invited to an audition in person in Cardiff:

First round auditions will be held on Monday 3 or Tuesday 4 October 2022 (video applications considered on request).

Second round auditions will be held in person in Cardiff, during week commencing 17 October 2022. Selected candidates may be invited to play with the orchestra on the same day as part of the audition process.

Welsh National Opera is an Equal Opportunities Employer and a Registered Charity. We encourage people from any background to apply for vacancies. We are committed to creating a workforce which is representative of society and brings together people with a variety of skills and experiences to help shape what we do and how we work. We are particularly keen to hear from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and disabled candidates.
Closing date: 22 Aug 2022
More details/How to apply:
Apply via WNO website
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