OPERA DE ROUEN HAUTE-NORMANDIE IS SEEKING A Prinicipal Conductor for its Orchestra ThREE-SEASON TERm STARTINg 2014-2015
ThREE-SEASON TERm STARTINg 2014-2015
• CORE TASKS
The Principal Conductor will be responsible for the development of the broad
artistic focuses of the Opera’s Orchestra in accord with the policy defined by the
artistic and general manager. He or she will put forward proposals for symphonic
programming, chair interviews for the recruitment of musicians and participate
alongside the artistic and general manager in casting vocal and instrumental
He or she will conduct on average one or two operatic works in each season and
between five and seven symphonic series. The Principal Conductor should live in
Rouen or ensure his or her availability in Rouen for a minimum of sixteen weeks
in each year.
A good understanding of the organisation’s artistic project and ownership of
that project are imperative. Positive experience of working with the Orchestra of
Opéra de Rouen Haute-Normandie will be an advantage.
Compensation will be based on a weekly amount to be negotiated.
A letter of motivation + curriculum vitae (in French or in English) should be sent
no later than 10 May 2013 to :
Artistic & General Manager
Opéra de Rouen Haute-Normandie
7, Rue du Docteur Rambert
F. 76000 Rouen
>Short-listed candidates will be invited to draft a brief artistic project summary
for 30 May 2013, and will then be invited to attend an interview.
>Short-listed candidates who have no prior experience of working with the
Orchestra of Opéra de Rouen Haute-Normandie will be invited to take part in a
one-day working session during the week of 25-28 June 2013.