Andris Nelsons, Gewandhauskapellmeister
Andreas Reize, Thomaskantor
Kurt Masur († 2015) and Herbert Blomstedt, Conductors Laureate

Vacant positions

The Gewandhausorchester, at home in the Gewandhaus zu Leipzig, the Oper Leipzig and the Thomaskirche, is looking to appoint to the following positions:

Principal Viola

sitting predominantly first position in the Opera and Thomaskirche

1st Principal Double Bass

Audition on 10/11 June 2024

1st Principal Flute

with obligation to play piccolo flute
Audition on 21/22 October 2024

1st Principal Trombone

with obligation to play Alto trombone
Audition on 09/10 September 2024


Remuneration in accordance with the Gewandhausorchester collective contract.

Disabled candidates

Disabled candidates will be considered preferentially in the case of appropriate aptitude.