Position of co-principal violinist 2nd violin

Auditions will be held on January 24th, 2022 in Harpa, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Application deadline is November 14th, 2021.

Solo works:

1. Mozart Violin Concerto (1st movement with cadenza) No. 3 in G major, No. 4 in D major or No. 5 in A major.

2. One movement of your own choice from one of J.S. Bach´s sonatas for solo violin.

3. A romantic concerto (1st movement with cadenza).

Orchestral excerpts will be available at least four weeks before the audition day. The excerpts will be sent to applicants by e-mail as well as information regarding the audition location.


Application deadline is 14th November, 2022. Please send the application as well as a copy of diplomas and curriculum vitae as an attachment to An account of training and previous experience is required together with contact information.

Selected candidates will receive an invitation by e-mail shortly after the deadline. Application deadline may be extended. All applications will be answered. Applications and auditions are valid for one year.

About the position

The vacant position is full-time co-principal violinist 2nd violin in the Iceland Symphony Orchestra. Salary and benefits are subject to wage agreements between the association of ISO players and the Ministry of Finance.

For further information please contact Human Resource Director, c/o Sverrir Hjálmarsson (, tel. (+354) 647 6061.