Chief conductor Martin Fröst
has a vacancy for 2nd Violin, tutti – full time
from January 1st 2024 or as agreed

The Swedish Chamber Orchestra is a full-time ensemble of 39 players based in the city of Örebro (2 hours west of Stockholm by car or by train). 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, Hyperion, SIMAX, Chandos, SONY etc.

The audition will take place on 13th of October 2023 in Örebro Concert Hall, Sweden


The repertoire for the audition will be:

W.A. MozartViolin Concerto No. 3 or 4 or 5
1st movement with cadenza

Romantic concerto of your own choice, 1st movement with cadenza

L v BeethovenSymphony no 3 E-flat major op 55
3rd movement: Scherzo, from the beginning to bar 127
4th movement: Finale, bar 277 – 303
W A MozartSymphony no 41 C major, K 551
4th movement: bar 1 – 94
S ProkofjevSymphony no 1 D major op 25 “Classical”
From the 1st violin part:
2nd movement: Larghetto, from the start to figure 32
S ProkofjevSymphony no 1 D major op 25 “Classical”
From the 2nd violin part:
4th movement: Molto vivace, from the beginning to figure K
Kurt WeillDie sieben Todsünden
No 6 Habsucht: 8 bars before figure 17 – to the End
J S BachSt Matthew Passion, no 39 Aria (Erbarme dich/Have mercy, Lord)
Orchestra 1, 1st violin: violin solo from the beginning – to bar 8
D SjostakovitjChamber symphony op 73A. Arr Barshai
2nd movement: Allegro molto, from the start – to the first quarter
note in bar 34 (figure 14)

Ensemble repertoire:

W A MozartString quartet in C major K 465
1st movement: from the beginning – to bar 154 (Violin 2)

Sheet music

Click here to see this advertisment as a pdf
Click here for Repertoire List (pdf)
Click here for the Orchestral Excerpts


Please send your application with CV by email by the latest 7th of August. No special form for the application is needed. You may also include a video with repertoire of your own choice (optional). The video must not be longer than 3 minutes and not be older that two years. We will select applicants on both CV and, if applicable, video.
Applicants for the audition in Örebro 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

This page was last updated on 2023-06-07