Vacancies

Vacancies

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.

1st Concertmaster

1st Concertmaster

Application deadline: 1 February 2020
Audition date 6 March 2020, by invitation only
Starting date 1 August 2020

Please see this page for information in Norwegian.

We are seeking a 1st Concertmaster at top international level, who is dedicated to the role, and an assertive leader, both professionally and socially. Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra's First Violin section is comprised of 18 violinists. There are two rotating concertmasters, one assistant concertmaster and two associate concertmasters. 

Salary: NOK 723 780 per annum
Duty: 25 weeks per season

Audition repertoire

  • Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3, 4 or 5 (1st movement without cadenza, 2nd movement)
  • Beethoven, Brahms, Sibelius or Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto (1st movement without cadenza)
  • Orchestral excerpts (available for download here from December 2019)

Interview after the last round of auditions.

Please go to this page to complete the application form.

Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Auditions Coordinator Michiel Westhof on +47 55 21 62 68 or audition@harmonien.no

We use email in all correspondance. Please note that some email account settings may cause our emails, going to multiple recipients, to be categorised as spam! 

Tutti Double Bass

Tutti Double Bass

Application deadline 9 December 2019
Audition date 31 January 2020, by invitation only
Starting date 1 August 2020

Please see this page for information in Norwegian.

We are seeking a highly qualified and enthusiastic double bass player to complete our bass section comprised of 8 players in total. In addition to professional qualities, great social and teamwork skills are essential.

Salary (with ten years' professional experience): NOK 619 200 per annum

Audition repertoire

Interview after the last round of auditions.

Please go to this page to complete the application form.

Selected candidates will be invited to audition. Invitations will be sent after the deadline has passed.

Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Auditions Coordinator Michiel Westhof on +47 55 21 62 68 or audition@harmonien.no

We use email in all correspondance. Please note that some email account settings may cause our emails, going to multiple recipients, to be categorised as spam!

Application form

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.

Please complete the application form below, clearly stating for which vacancy you would like to apply.

Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Auditions Coordinator Michiel Westhof on +47 55 21 62 68 or audition@harmonien.no

We use email in all correspondance. Please note that some email account settings may cause our emails, going to multiple recipients, to be categorised as spam! 

 

Application form