Trondheim Symfoniorkester

Open positions

Trondheim Symphony Orchestra & Opera consists p.t. of 85 musicians in fulltime employment. In addition to symphonic concerts, which is the main activity, TSO has developed particularly varied and versatile additional activities. TSO produces opera in Trondheim, and we give special emphasis to projects for children and adolescents, contemporary music, learning, historical performance practice and chamber music. The latter is carried out partially through a cooperation with The Trondheim Soloists (TS), by which ten of our string players perform as part of their professional duties.

Trondheim Symfoniorkester & Opera, with chief conductor Han-Na Chang, invites applicants for the position of

– Principal Double Bass (one of two equal principal positions)

Application due date: Febrary 1, 2018

Start of employment by agreement.

Audition will take place in Olavshallen, Trondheim, Norway on May 4, 2018

Audition by invitation only.

All candidates are invited to send video recordings, or links to video recordings. These will be used, in addition to accompanying CVs, to select candidates for the audition on May 4, 2018. Those already in permanent employment (tenured) need only send a CV.

Submission deadline for video recordings: February 8, 2018.

 Link to video recording repertoire list (selection process) HERE.

Link to full audition repertoire list HERE.

The position offers 52 weeks’ pay – the annual wage is p.t. between NOK 552 229,00 and 638 590,00 subject to seniority.

For further information, please contact Arne Martin Larsen,, phone 958 32 567 or Dagfinn Krogsrud,, phone +47 402 33 761

Your application with a short CV is to be sent to or to Trondheim Symfoniorkester co/Dagfinn Krogsrud P.O. Box 744 – Sentrum N-7408 Trondheim NORWAY