Albert Horne

Conductor & Chorus Master
Photo: Lucienne van der Mijle
South African-born Albert Horne studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. He worked as Chorus Master and conductor at Cape Town Opera in South Africa from 2007 to 2014, and under his leadership their chorus was voted “Best Opera Chorus of the Year” at the 2013 International Opera Awards in London. In 2012 he was Chorus Master for concert performances of Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess” at the Philharmonie in Berlin, with Sir Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker. He has conducted the Munich Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Victoria (Melbourne), Orchestre Pasdeloup in Paris, as well orchestras in Malmö, Tel Aviv, Bordeaux, London (ENO) and Cardiff. Albert Horne has been Chorus Master and Conductor at the State Theatre of Wiesbaden since the start of the 2014/2015 season, where he has conducted "Candide", "Madama Butterfly", "Boris Godunov", "La Bohème", "Peter Grimes", the world premiere production "Schönerland", the Wiesbaden premiere of Tim Plegge's ballet "Liliom", as well as a Symphony Concert with the Hessisches Staatsorchester. In 2018 he also conducted the Rheinland-Pfalz Youth Orchestra on tour in Germany, South Africa and Botswana. During the 2019/20 season, he conducted a new production of Mark-Anthony Turnage's "Anna Nicole", as well as a revival of Britten's "Peter Grimes" in Wiesbaden. In addition, he conducted an orchestral concert with the Rheinische Orchesterakademie Mainz, as well as several concerts with the Münchner Symphoniker in the Philharmonie am Gasteig and the Prinzregententheater in Munich. During the 2021/22 season, he will return to the podium to conduct the Wiesbaden premiere of Jörg Widmanns "Babylon" as opening production of the 2022 International May Festival.

Productions

Chorus Master: Wiesbaden State Theatre in »WIR 8«
Conductor, Chorus Master in »Babylon«
Chorus Master in »Don Carlos«
Chorus Master in »Pique Dame«
Conductor in »Christmas Carols«
Chorus Master in »Tristan und Isolde«
Chorus Master in »Il Trovatore«
Chorus Master in »Il trittico«
Chorus Master in »Le nozze di Figaro«
Chorus Master in »La clemenza di Tito«
Chorus Master in »Idomeneo«
Chorus Master in »My Fair Lady«
Chorus Master in »Don Giovanni«
Chorus Master in »Die Zauberflöte«
Chorus Master in »Elektra«
Chorus Master in »Così fan tutte«
Chorus Master in »Die Entführung aus dem Serail«

Dates

Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:35
Il tabarro | Suor Angelica | Gianni Schicchi
Grosses Haus16:00 - 19:40
Grosses Haus16:00 - 21:00
15:15 Pre-performance Talk
Foyer Grosses Haus18:00 - 20:00
The Abduction from the Seraglio
Revival | Mozart CycleGrosses Haus18:00 - 20:50
The Abduction from the Seraglio
Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:20
MusicalGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:30
The Abduction from the Seraglio
Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:20
The Queen of Spades
PremiereGrosses Haus19:30
The Queen of Spades
Grosses Haus19:30
Revival | Mozart CycleGrosses Haus18:00 - 21:30
The Queen of Spades
Grosses Haus19:30
Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 23:00
The Abduction from the Seraglio
Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:20
The Queen of Spades
Grosses Haus18:00
The Queen of Spades
Grosses Haus19:30
Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 23:00
The Queen of Spades
Grosses Haus18:00
Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:35
RevivalGrosses Haus18:00 - 19:50
Grosses Haus19:30 - 21:20
The Queen of Spades
Grosses Haus19:30
Grosses Haus16:00 - 21:00
Grosses Haus19:30 - 21:20
Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 23:00
The Queen of Spades
Grosses Haus19:30
PremiereGrosses Haus18:00
Grosses Haus19:30
Revival | Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 23:00
The Marriage of Figaro
Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 23:15
Grosses Haus18:00
Revival | Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:30
Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 23:00
Revival | Mozart CycleGrosses Haus18:00 - 20:30
Grosses Haus19:30
Mozart CycleGrosses Haus18:00 - 21:00
Grosses Haus19:30
Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:30
Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 23:00
Grosses Haus18:00
Mozart CycleGrosses Haus18:00 - 20:30
Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:00
Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:35
Premiere | International May FestivalGrosses Haus18:00
International May Festival | Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:30
International May FestivalGrosses Haus19:30
The Abduction from the Seraglio
International May Festival | Mozart CycleGrosses Haus18:00 - 20:50
The Marriage of Figaro
International May Festival | Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 23:15
International May Festival | Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 23:00
International May Festival | Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 23:00
International May Festival | Mozart CycleGrosses Haus18:00 - 21:05
International May Festival | Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:00
International May FestivalGrosses Haus19:30
International May FestivalGrosses Haus16:00 - 21:00
Grosses Haus19:30
Grosses Haus19:30
Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 23:00
Grosses Haus16:00
Grosses Haus16:00 - 21:00
Grosses Haus19:30
Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 23:00
Grosses Haus19:30
Grosses Haus18:00
Grosses Haus19:30 - 21:20
Grosses Haus18:00 - 20:40
Grosses Haus19:30 - 22:10
MusicalGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:30
Grosses Haus16:00 - 18:40
MusicalGrosses Haus18:00 - 21:00
Symphony ConcertKurhaus19:30
18:45 Pre-concert Talk
Grosses Haus19:30
Grosses Haus19:30 - 22:10
Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:30
Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:00
Mozart CycleGrosses Haus18:00 - 21:05