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.

The audition will take place in Örebro Concert Hall, Sweden, on 4th of October, 2024.

The repertoire for the first round will be:

Audition 1st round

1. Solo repertoire

MozartOboe concerto K 314
1st movt, bar 26-98 plus cadenza

2. Orchestral excerpts

RavelLe Tombeau de Couperin
1st movt
BeethovenFidelio, Zweiter Aufzug: No 11 Arie des Florestan

Audition 2nd round

1. Solo repertoire

SchumannRomanze No 2 op 94 from Drei Romanzen

2. Orchestral excerpts

StravinskijPulcinella Suite
2nd movt
TjajkovskijSymphony No 4 in f minor
2nd & 3rd movt
BrahmsViolin concerto in D major op 77
2nd movt
SchubertSymphony No 7 in b minor D 759
2nd movt
SchubertSymphony No 8 in C major D 944
2nd movt
BrahmsSymphony No 1 in c minor op 68
1st & 2nd movt
SchumannSymphony No 2 in C major op 61
3rd movt
BeethovenSymphony No 3 in Eb major op 55
2nd & 4th movt
BeethovenSymphony No 7 in A major op 92
1st & 2nd movt

Audition 3rd round

Ensemble repertoire

NielsenWind Quintet op 43
1st and 2nd movt
MozartQuartet No 30 in F major K 370
1st and 2nd movt

Orchestral excerpts and ensemble repertoire can be found via the links below. NOTE: The orchestral excerpts may be used for the audition only and may not be reproduced for any other purposes. Please send your application with CV by e-mail by 2nd of September 2024 at 8:00 am CET. No special form for the application is needed. Applicants for the audition will get a personal invitation.

Sheet music

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Click here for Repertoire List (pdf)
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Click here for the Ensemble Repertoire


Please send your application to

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 2024-06-03