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 2020/21 season, he will return to the podium to conduct a new production of Puccini's "Il trittico" (alongside Alexander Joel), as well as the Wiesbaden premiere of Jörg Widmanns "Babylon" as opening production of the 2021 International May Festival.

Productions

Chorus Master: Wiesbaden State Theatre in »WIR 7«
Conductor, Chorus Master in »Babylon«
Chorus Master in »Macbeth«
Chorus Master in »Der Zigeunerbaron«
Conductor, Chorus Master in »Il trittico«
Conductor in »WIR Feiern«
Chorus Master in »Le nozze di Figaro«
Chorus Master in »Il barbiere di Siviglia«
Chorus Master in »Gräfin Mariza«
Chorus Master in »Carmen«
Chorus Master in »La clemenza di Tito«
Chorus Master in »Rigoletto«
Chorus Master in »Jesus Christ Superstar«
Chorus Master in »Götterdämmerung«
Chorus Master in »Madama Butterfly«
Chorus Master in »La traviata«
Chorus Master in »La Bohème«

Dates

Grosses Haus19:30
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Grosses Haus18:00 - 20:30
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Grosses Haus19:30
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Grosses Haus19:30 - 22:30
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Grosses Haus18:00 - 21:00
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Il tabarro | Suor Angelica | Gianni Schicchi
Grosses Haus19:30
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Premiere | International May FestivalGrosses Haus
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Il tabarro | Suor Angelica | Gianni Schicchi
PremiereGrosses Haus19:00
The Marriage of Figaro
Grosses Haus18:00 - 21:45
Grosses Haus19:30 - 22:45
The Marriage of Figaro
Grosses Haus19:30 - 23:15
Il tabarro | Suor Angelica | Gianni Schicchi
Grosses Haus19:00
Grosses Haus19:30 - 22:45
Der Ring des Nibelungen
Twilight of the Gods
RevivalGrosses Haus17:00 - 22:30
Bookings open 14 April 2021
IMF SpecialGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:45
The Marriage of Figaro
IMF SpecialGrosses Haus18:00 - 21:00
Der Ring des Nibelungen
Twilight of the Gods
IMF SpecialGrosses Haus17:00 - 22:30
Grosses Haus19:30 - 22:30
Il tabarro | Suor Angelica | Gianni Schicchi
Grosses Haus19:00
RevivalGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:00
Il tabarro | Suor Angelica | Gianni Schicchi
Grosses Haus19:00
7th Symphony Concert
Kurhaus19:30
Il tabarro | Suor Angelica | Gianni Schicchi
Grosses Haus19:00
Der Ring des Nibelungen
Twilight of the Gods
Grosses Haus17:00 - 22:30
Grosses Haus19:30 - 22:00
Grosses Haus19:30 - 22:00
Grosses Haus19:30 - 22:00
Grosses Haus19:30 - 22:00
Grosses Haus19:30 - 22:00
Il tabarro | Suor Angelica | Gianni Schicchi
Grosses Haus19:00