Overview

£57,735.56 per annum

33 hours per week

Permanent

Starting January 2025

Who we are:

The Royal Opera is one of the world`s leading opera companies. Based in the iconic Covent Garden theatre, it is renowned both for its outstanding performances of traditional opera and for commissioning new works by today`s leading opera composers, from Judith Weir and Mark-Anthony Turnage to George Benjamin and Kaija Saariaho.

We are currently recruiting for a permanent member of our Music Staff team to work as a repetiteur and to coach ROH Principals and Guest Principals to work with the Royal Opera to the highest artistic standards.

What you`ll bring:

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate these qualities:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the opera repertoire
  • Significant experience as a repetiteur for a major opera company (please outline)
  • A high-profile coach/assistant conductor and equivalent experience as a recitalist with singers of an international standard
  • A detailed knowledge of the working processes of an opera company, with experience of scheduling
  • Working knowledge of German, French and Italian
  • A team player, with a natural rapport with singers, conductors and directors, who gets involved in the creative process and takes an interest across all productions

Please note: We also encourage candidates with a less prominent interest in conducting and strong keyboard skills to apply.

How to apply:

All information on the role, what to prepare for the audition process and how to apply is detailed in the Music Staff Application Pack which is available below.

First round auditions: 25th and/or 26th September 2024
Second round auditions: 22nd October 2024
Third round auditions: Dates to be confirmed, between 28th November and 6th December 2024.

The Royal Opera House is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment in which everyone can thrive. We particularly welcome applications from those who are from a global majority background and/or those who are disabled, as they are under-represented within our organisation. As a Disability Confident Employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential minimum criteria for our vacancies.

Once you have read the Music Staff Application Pack, please scroll to the bottom of the page and click on `Apply Now`.

For queries please contact the HR Department at hr.recruitment@roh.org.uk You can also contact us if you have any access needs for making an application.

Closing date for applications: 8am, Friday 2nd August 2024.

Applicants must have work authorisation for the UK.

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