Jobs

Opera Australia advertises job vacancies in such as areas as artist management, orchestra management, music and language coaching, technical support, manufacturing, and general administration.

All advertised positions are listed here.


Current vacancies

Current vacancies
Concertmaster
The Patricia H. Reid Orchestral Fellowships

Auditions

Freelance auditions for the Opera Australia Orchestra
General auditions for singers


Current vacancies


Concertmaster

Opera Australia is one of the world’s most celebrated opera companies with an ambition to bring an Australian stamp to telling great stories through song and a commitment to develop and nurture new generations of Australian talent on and off the stage.

Resident at the Sydney Opera House, the Opera Australia Orchestra is internationally recognised as an ensemble of the highest calibre performing with some of the world’s finest conductors, vocal artists and dancers.  The Opera Australia Orchestra is the most versatile of all Australian orchestras, presenting over 300 performances of opera, ballet, music theatre and concerts each year.

Opera Australia seeks a Concertmaster with outstanding and inspiring performance and leadership capabilities who can act as an ambassador for the Opera Australia Orchestra across the variety of programs presented in Sydney by Opera Australia and The Australian Ballet.

For more details about this role including the Job Description and recruitment process please download the Candidate Pack here.

To apply for this opportunity, click "apply" to be taken to our application form for completion.

Closing date for applications: 1 February 2023.

Apply Here

For any other inquiries about this role please contact Opera Australia’s People Team: hr@opera.org.au 

All Opera Australia employees must have received all required doses of the COVID-19 Vaccination (including a booster) prior to their commencement unless a valid exemption is submitted and approved under OA’s vaccination policy and exemption procedure.

Personal information: By submitting your interest, you agree to OA collecting the personal information you provide, including images and video. This information will be used by OA to contact you about your application and other opportunities that may arise as part of OA’s recruitment program.

OA is committed to enabling and preserving a culture of inclusion and connectedness. The people we work with come from all walks of life and so do we. We acknowledge that all individual differences, life experiences, self-expression, and talent that our employees invest in their work represents not only part of our culture, but our reputation. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression. Our aim is to recruit great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes us stronger.


The Patricia H. Reid Orchestral Fellowships

Opera Australia invites outstanding early career string musicians to be part of The Patricia H. Reid Orchestral Fellowships for 2023. Applications Close: Wednesday 31 August 2022. No late applications will be accepted. Read more about the program and application process Apply here

Auditions

Freelance auditions for the Opera Australia Orchestra

Musicians seeking casual work with the Opera Australia Orchestra are invited to apply by filling out an online application form. Apply Here

General auditions for singers

We regularly hold auditions for singers and musicians. APPLY FOR A GENERAL AUDITION AS A SINGER

Internships

We are not currently accepting submissions for internships.