Principal Double Bass (No. 2)


The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Music Director, Royal Opera: Antonio Pappano

Music Director, Royal Ballet: Koen Kessels

Concertmaster: Vasko Vassilev, Sergey Levitin


The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House is seeking to appoint to the position of:Principal Double Bass (No. 2)

We invite applications from outstanding players with considerable recent relevant professional experience. The successful candidate will be a musician of the highest calibre who is self-motivated, reliable and versatile with the ability to work under pressure as part of an established team.

The terms and conditions of employment for this position offer a considerable amount of flexibility in workload and schedule.

We actively encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds and value the positive impact that difference has on our teams.

A full job description is available below. To apply, please scroll to the bottom of the page and click on `Apply Now`.

If you have any questions regarding this position please e-mail Orchestra.Auditions@roh.org.uk.

The closing date for applications is: 6pm, Sunday 12th January 2020.


We intend to hold auditions in London, on the following dates:

1st Round:

Monday 2nd March 2020

Tuesday 3rd March 2020

Tuesday 10th March 2020

2nd Round:

Tuesday 12th May 2020


Applicants must have authorisation to work in the UK before applying for this position. We are unable to consider applications from those without current work authorisation.

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