Royal Opera Chorus - Second Tenor

William Spaulding Chorus Director
Genevieve Ellis Assistant Chorus Master

1 x Second Tenor

The Royal Opera Chorus has one vacancy for Second Tenor. This full-time permanent position will commence on Monday 27 August 2018.

  • Auditions will be held on 30 April and 1 May 2018.
  • Recalls will take place on 14 and 15 May 2018.

Applicants must have solid, classical training and professional operatic experience.

First round
Successful applicants will be asked to prepare:
- Two opera arias, contrasting in style and language (not English).
- Prepare one chorus passage from a list of six such passages provided in advance.

Second round
Successful applicants will be asked to prepare:
- Two arias, at least one of which must not have been offered in the first round. In addition, all six chorus passages from the first round must be prepared.
- There may also be some sight-reading.

We actively encourage BAME and disabled applicants and value the positive impact that difference has on our teams.

An application form is available to download below or by calling the Assistant Chorus Manager, Luke Speirs on +44 207 212 9680. Completed application forms, including a headshot should be emailed to or sent by post to: Luke Speirs, Assistant Chorus Manager, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DD

We are unable to accept applications submitted by CV.

Closing Date for applications: Monday 16 April 2018 at 17.00.

Successful applicants will be contacted on or before 23 April 2018.

Applicants must have work authorisation for the UK.