Co-Principal Cellist

Co-principal cello
(Shared leadership with the principal)

Audition: January 19th 2020
Application deadline: December 2nd 2019
Vacancy commencing: By agreement

Auditions take place in Oslo Concert Hall (Chamber Hall)

Audition requirements:

  • Haydn: Cello concerto C or D major, 1st and 2nd movement, w/cadenza
  • Cello concerto by Dvorak or Schumann, 1st movement 
  • Orchestral excerpts available for download here.

Qualified applicants will receive invitation to audition after the closing date. We are expecting many applicants and due to this, candidates not currently holding a permanent position in a professional orchestra may be asked to qualify, either via recording or a live qualification round in Oslo the day before the main audition.

Application deadline has passed.

Questions regarding the audition and position, by e-mail to roger.olstad(at)

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