Werner Andreas Albert

Biography

Country: Germany  
German conductor Werner Andreas Albert began his studies in musicology and history, only later studying conducting with Herbert von Karajan and Hans Rosbaud. After his 1961 debut with the Heidelberg Chamber Orchestra, he became chief conductor of the North West German Philharmonic Orchestra. He later served as chief conductor of the Gulbenkian Orchestra in Lisbon and the Nuremberg Symphony in Germany. He is also the permanent guest conductor of Read more the Radio Symphony Orchestras in Cologne, Frankfurt, and Berlin, and of the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra. Since 1981, Albert has regularly conducted in Australia, particularly with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, of which he was named principal conductor in 1995. He has toured and recorded extensively, devoting himself to some previously unexplored music. He has recorded the complete orchestral repertoire of Hindemith, Korngold, Pfitzner, and Benjamin Frankel. He has also recorded symphonic and operatic works by Siegfried Wagner. He has been chief conductor of the Bavarian State Youth Orchestra for more than 20 years and is also senior lecturer of the Meistersinger Conservatorium in Nuremberg. He was appointed adjunct professor of the University of Queensland. Read less

Composer: Paul Hindemith

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  • 1.
    Hindemith: Complete Orchestral Works Vol 3 / Albert , Et Al
    Label: Cpo   Catalog: 999784 Release Date: 04/17/2001   Number of Discs: 4
    Composer:  Paul Hindemith
    Performer:  Rosalinde Haas,  Brett Dean,  Dene Olding,  Liviu Varcol  ... 
    Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Queensland Symphony Orchestra,  Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra
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    Hindemith: Complete Orchestral Works Vol 2 / Albert, Et Al
    Label: Cpo   Catalog: 999783 Release Date: 02/20/2001   Number of Discs: 5
    Composer:  Paul Hindemith
    Performer:  Annie Gicquel,  Siegfried Mauser,  David Geringas
    Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra,  Queensland Symphony Orchestra  ... 
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    Hindemith: Complete Cello Concertos / Geringas, Albert
    Label: Cpo   Catalog: 999375 Release Date: 06/10/1997   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Paul Hindemith
    Performer:  David Geringas
    Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Queensland Symphony Orchestra,  Queensland Symphony Orchestra members
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  • 4.
    Discover New Worlds With Werner Andreas Albert
    Label: Cpo   Catalog: 999310 Release Date: 06/01/1995   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Benjamin Frankel,  Paul Hindemith,  Robert Volkmann,  Hans Pfitzner  ... 
    Performer:  David Geringas
    Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Queensland Symphony Orchestra,  Sydney Symphony Orchestra,  Northwest German Philharmonic Orchestra  ... 
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    Hindemith: Complete Orchestral Works Vol 1 / Albert , Et Al
    Label: Cpo   Catalog: 999248 Release Date: 01/25/1995   Number of Discs: 6
    Composer:  Paul Hindemith
    Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melbourne Symphony Orchestra,  Sydney Symphony Orchestra,  Queensland Symphony Orchestra
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