Contests and auditions


Others positions may be added later in case of an extra vacancy. Without other indication, all the auditions start at 9:30 am. A convocation will be sent to the candidates after the application deadline. Candidates must me present 30 minutes before the beginning of the audition.
According to the number of candidates present to the audition, the jury reserves the right to extend the audition to the next day of the announced date.

Audition repertoire

The repertoire for each specific instrument includes concertos and/or orchestral passages (soli and tutti). Repertoire and the date of each audition will be posted about two months before the audition on the Opéra national de Paris web-site. The Repertoire will be mailed after application. The Opera will provide an accompanist.
The jury will reserve the right to interrupt the candidates at any time.
Preliminary and / or final auditions could be held behind screen.

Employment conditions

Gross monthly salaries (starting salaries, value: March 1st, 2018)
Category D : 3 701,77 €
Every artist is paid thirteen months’ salary per year (salary + years’ end bonus)

Beginning of duties

The first date of employment will be fixed according to both the selected candidate’s earliest availability and the needs of the Opera after its obligations to various substitute and permanent artists have been fulfilled.

Application deadline: 15 days before each audition

Auditions location

Auditions will take place at the Opéra Bastille


par courriel :
Opéra national de Paris
Direction musicale
120, rue de Lyon
F - 75012 PARIS
Téléphone : +33 1 40 01 81 81  

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