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:

1st Violin tutti

Audition on 04/05 December 2023

Associate 1st Concertmaster 1st Violin

Audition on 22/23 January 2024

Viola tutti

Audition on 29/30 January 2024

1st Principal Oboe

with obligation to play oboe d'amore
Audition on 15/16 April 2024

2nd Trumpet

with obligation to play piccolo trumpet
Audition on 29/30 April 2024

Harp (one of two full positions)

Audition on 21/22 May 2024


Remuneration in accordance with the Gewandhausorchester collective contract.

Disabled candidates

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