Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra is an internationally renowned symphony orchestra with a rich history which spans over more than 250 years. Under the direction of Chief Conductor Edward Gardner, the orchestra has a busy concert schedule, a substantial outreach programme and strong international presence through tours, recordings and the concert streaming service BergenPhiLive. The orchestra is owned by Musikkselskapet Harmonien, which also runs Bergen Philharmonic Chorus and Bergen Philharmonic Youth Orchestra.

Player vacancy: Principal Oboe

One of the world’s oldest orchestras, the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra dates back to 1765 and celebrated its 250th anniversary in 2015. Edvard Grieg had a close relationship with the Orchestra, and served as its artistic director during the years 1880 – 82. Edward Gardner is the Orchestra’s Chief Conductor. 

We currently have a vacancy for Principal Oboe

Application deadline: 1 September 2018
Audition (1st round): 29 September 2018
Audition (2nd round): 30 September 2018
Start date: As soon as possible

Selected candidates will receive the audition repertoire after the closing date for applications.

Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any queries.

Auditions Coordinator Michiel Westhof
Tel: +47 55 21 62 68 or email:


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