Royal Opera House

The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Music Director, Royal Opera: Antonio Pappano Music Director, Royal Ballet: Koen Kessels Concertmasters: Vasko Vassilev & Sergey Levitin

The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House is seeking to appoint an inspirational leader to the position of:

Concertmaster (Joint Leader)

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 and cope with a wide range of repertoire. We are looking for strong leadership qualities and communication skills both on and off the music stand, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and develop harmonious and positive working relationships with a diverse range of people.

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 on our website

To apply for this position please send your expression of interest letter to Helen Dunne, acting Orchestra Administrative Director at Please contact Ms Dunne if you have any questions about the post.

The closing date for receipt of applications is: 1 February 2019.

Applicants who do not have the rights to work in the UK will be considered for this position, however any offer of work will be conditional upon the required authorisation being obtained.