Performance Job

Stockholm, Sweden
Posted: 22 Nov 2022
Royal Swedish Opera

Royal Swedish Opera

Soprano 1 -The Chorus of the Royal Swedish Opera

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 position

Soprano 1 full-time, permanent employment with probationary year commencing 1 July 2023 or by agreement.

Your profile

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 learn.


Auditions will take place on Saturday 11 February 2023, by invitation and upon review of applications.

Please prepare the following for audition:

Your choice of one of the following prescribed arias:

Caro nome (Rigoletto)
Ach, ich liebte (Die Entführung aus dem Serail)
Chi il bel sogno di Doretta (La Rondine)

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.

Your application

Applications must be received no later than the 1st of January 2023.

Your application must be accompanied by CV, an attached mp3 sound file and photograph in the section "Other documents".

Apply by clicking on the button APPLY.

Union representative: Johan Rydh, +46 8 791 43 00

Please address all questions to
Closing date: 01 Jan 2023
Start date: July 2023
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