The Frankfurter Opern- und Museumsorchester,
General Music Director Sebastian Weigle & Honorary Conductor Michael Gielen, are looking for:

from August 17th 2017

one 2nd lead violin
(Auditions May 27th 2017)
Apply online, here by April 15th

one 2nd violin (tutti)
(Auditions May 10th 2017)
Apply online, here by April 29th

one lead/solo cello - special contract
(Auditions June 3rd 2017)
Apply online, here by April 22nd

one bassoon
(Auditions May 31st 2017)
Apply online, here by April 19th

one 2nd oboe who also plays cor anglais
(Auditions February 25th 2017)
Apply online, here by January 14th

one 3rd / deputy 1st  flute  who also plays piccolo
(Auditions February 24th 2017 )
Apply online, here by January 13th

one cello (tutti) part time
(Auditions April 28th 2017)
Apply online, here by March 17th 2017

from January 1st 2018

one trombone who also plays tenor trombone
(Auditions May 18th 2017)
 Apply online, here by April 6th 2017

lead double bass
(Auditions June 14th 2017) 
Apply online, here by May 3rd

General information about applying for an audition:
Please fill out the form found on the relevant link and send your c.v. (without a covering letter, certificates, letters of recommendation, etc) in a PDF document no larger than 1 MB by email to:


There are two vacancies for this newly founded academy for the 2016/17 season:

one violin
auditions June 15 2016 - applications must be received by April 27th, click here to do so.

one viola
auditions June 2 2016 - applications must be received by April 14th, click here to do so.

Members of the acamedy get the chance to work with the orchestra, play chamber music, receive regular mental and audition training and individual tuition.
Successful applicants receive a grant of €900 a month.

Chorus Master Tilman Michael is looking for

as soon as possible
one 2nd tenor

from the beginning of the 2016/17 season
one 2nd bass (while a singer is on paternity leave)

It is a great advantage if you have studied singing and have a knowledge of German.
Please apply by email to:
Please do not send any recordings, passport type photos only.

We also need experienced singers to boost our Extra Chorus

Which takes part in some productions to strenghten the professional chorus in the house. A fee is paid for rehearsals and performances. Auditions will probably take place early 2016, in the Chorus Rehearsal Room at Oper Frankurt. Applicants can sing an aria or song of their choice. Please bring music with you for the pianist and a short (music) c.v. If you are interested, please contact