Chief conductor Martin Fröst
Has a vacancy for Principal oboe, 100%

Date of employment as agreed

The Swedish Chamber Orchestra is a full-time ensemble of 39 players based in the city of Örebro (two hours west of Stockholm). The orchestra has its home in the Örebro Concert Hall, where each member of the orchestra has a private practice room. The orchestra gives some 90 concerts a year including national and international touring (Lincoln Center, BBC Proms, Salzburger Festspiele, Europe and Japan etc). The orchestra records for BIS, Sony Classics, Naxos, Hyperion, SIMAX, Chandos etc.

Audition 1st round

The audition will take place in Örebro Concert Hall, Sweden, on 19th & 20th of May 2022.
The repertoire for the first round will be:

1. Solo repertoire
Mozart: Oboe concerto K 314 – 1st movt, bar 26-98 plus cadenza

2. Orchestral excerpts
Ravel: Tombeau de Couperin, 1st movt
Beethoven: Fidelio, Zweiter Aufzug: No 11 Arie des Florestan

Audition 2nd round

The repertoire for the second round will be:

1. Solo repertoire
Schumann: Romanze No 2 op 94 from Drei Romanzen

2. Orchestral excerpts
Stravinskij: Pulcinella Suite, 2nd movt
Tjajkovskij: Symphony No 4 in f minor, 2nd & 3rd movt
Brahms: Violin concerto in D major op 77, 2nd movt
Schubert: Symphony No 7 in b minor D 759, 2nd movt
Schubert: Symphony No 8 in C major D 944, 2nd movt
Brahms: Symphony No 1 in c minor op 68, 1st & 2nd movt
Schumann: Symphony No 2 in C major op 61, 3rd movt
Beethoven: Symphony No 3 in Eb major op 55, 2nd & 4th movt
Beethoven: Symphony No 7 in A major op 92, 1st & 2nd movt

Audition 3rd round

The repertoire for the third round will be:

Ensemble repertoire
Nielsen: Wind Quintet op 43, 1st & 2nd movement
Mozart: Quartet No 30 in F major K 370, 1st movement

The audition repetorire worklist (pdf).
Sheet music of orchestral excerpts (pdf).
Sheet music of ensemble repertoire (pdf).


Orchestral excerpts and ensemble repertoire are published on our website. (The orchestral excerpts may be used for the audition only and may not be reproduced in any other way.) Please send your application with CV by email by 25th of April. No special form for the application is needed. Applicants for the audition will get a personal invitation.

Artistic manager: Gregor Zubicky +46 (0)704 91 24 27
Union representative: Marcus Carlsson +46 (0)709 76 01 85

Page last updated 2022-03-25