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
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    Classic Marches - Elgar, Verdi, Strauss
    Label: Abc Classics   Catalog: 4763772 Release Date: 06/10/2014   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Jeremiah Clarke,  Georges Bizet,  Hector Berlioz,  Ron Goodwin  ... 
    Conductor:  Benjamin Northey,  John Lanchbery,  Jorge Mester,  David Measham  ... 
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    Franz Schmidt: Works For Piano Left Hand & Orchestra
    Label: Pan Classics   Catalog: 10309 Release Date: 04/29/2014   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Franz Schmidt
    Performer:  Karl-Andreas Kolly
    Conductor:  Herbert Bock,  Werner Andreas Albert
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    Paul Graener: Orchestral Works, Vol. 2
    Label: Cpo   Catalog: 777679 Release Date: 01/28/2014   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Paul Graener
    Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  North German Radio Symphony Orchestra Hannover
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    Mills: Orchestral Works / Mills, Albert, Queensland Symphony Orchestra
    Label: Eloquence   Catalog: 4767595 Release Date: 01/22/2014   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Richard Mills
    Performer:  Geoffrey Spiller,  Paul Dean,  Gerhard Mallon,  Neil Crellin  ... 
    Conductor:  Richard Mills,  Werner Andreas Albert
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Queensland Symphony Orchestra
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    Graener: Orchestral Works / Albert, NDR Radiophilharmonie
    Label: Cpo   Catalog: 777447 Release Date: 04/24/2012   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Paul Graener
    Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  North German Radio Symphony Orchestra Hannover
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    Orchestra Works 4
    Label: Thorofon   Catalog: 2560 Release Date: 05/16/2011   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Harald Genzmer
    Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra,  Saarbrücken Percussion Ensemble
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    Romantic Works For Violin By Dvorak, Suk, Schumann, Ysaye / Christine Raphael
    Label: Genuin Musikproduction   Catalog: 10535 Release Date: 01/25/2011   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Antonín Dvorák,  Josef Suk,  Robert Schumann,  Eugčne Ysa˙e
    Performer:  Christine Raphael,  Rainer Gepp
    Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert,  Jan Corazolla
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra,  Rhine Chamber Orchestra
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    Bruch: Swedish And Russian Dances / Albert, Et Al
    Label: Cpo   Catalog: 777385 Release Date: 02/24/2009   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Max Bruch
    Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southwest German Radio Orchestra Kaiserslautern
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    Genzmer: Solo Concertos / Lieberknecht, Triendl, Tomter, Albert
    Label: Thorofon   Catalog: 2528 Release Date: 07/29/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Harald Genzmer
    Performer:  Andrea Lieberknecht,  Oliver Triendl,  Lars Anders Tomter
    Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Saarbrücken Radio Symphony Orchestra
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    Siegfried Wagner: Rainulf Und Adelasia
    Label: Cpo   Catalog: 777017 Release Date: 02/27/2007   Number of Discs: 3
    Composer:  Siegfried Wagner
    Performer:  Hannah Minutillo,  Elisabeth-Maria Wachutka,  Frank van Aken,  Franz Hawlata  ... 
    Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Choristers,  Rheinland-Pfalz State Philharmonic Orchestra
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    Bischoff: Symphony No 1 / Albert, Et Al
    Label: Cpo   Catalog: 777111 Release Date: 10/31/2006   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Hermann Bischoff
    Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rheinland-Pfalz State Philharmonic Orchestra
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    Pepping: Symphonies 1-3, Piano Concerto / Albert, Et Al
    Label: Cpo   Catalog: 777041 Release Date: 05/16/2006   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Ernst Pepping
    Performer:  Volker Banfield
    Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northwest German Philharmonic Orchestra
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    Boehe: Symphonic Poems Vol 2 / Albert, Rheinland-pfalz Po
    Label: Cpo   Catalog: 999908 Release Date: 04/19/2005   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Ernst Boehe
    Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rheinland-Pfalz State Philharmonic Orchestra
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    Wetz: Violin Concerto, Etc / Albert, Et Al
    Label: Cpo   Catalog: 999933 Release Date: 01/18/2005   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Richard Wetz
    Performer:  Markus Koehler
    Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Augsburg Music School Chamber Choir,  Rheinland-Pfalz State Philharmonic Orchestra
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    Raff: Symphony No 7, Jubel Ouvertüre / Albert, Philharmonia Hungarica
    Label: Cpo   Catalog: 999289 Release Date: 07/20/2004   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Joachim Raff
    Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Hungarica
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    Raff: Symphonies No 8-11 / W.a. Albert
    Label: Cpo   Catalog: 999536 Release Date: 06/15/2004   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Joachim Raff
    Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian Philharmonic Orchestra
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    Goetz: Orchestral Works, Concertos /Albert, Schneider, Et Al
    Label: Cpo   Catalog: 999939 Release Date: 03/18/2003   Number of Discs: 3
    Composer:  Hermann Goetz
    Performer:  Stephanie Stiller,  Volker Banfield,  Gottfried Schneider
    Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hannover Radio Philharmonic Orchestra,  North German Radio Chorus
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    Boehe: Symphonic Poems Vol 1 / Albert, Rheiland-pfalz Po
    Label: Cpo   Catalog: 999875 Release Date: 12/03/2002   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Ernst Boehe
    Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rheinland-Pfalz State Philharmonic Orchestra
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    Frankel: Complete Symphonies / Albert, Queensland So
    Label: Cpo   Catalog: 999661 Release Date: 08/01/2002   Number of Discs: 4
    Composer:  Benjamin Frankel
    Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Queensland Symphony Orchestra
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    Wetz: Symphony No 3, Gesand Des Lebens / Albert, Et Al
    Label: Cpo   Catalog: 999818 Release Date: 01/01/2002   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Richard Wetz
    Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rheinland-Pfalz State Philharmonic Orchestra,  Rheinland-Pfalz Youth Choir
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    Masterpieces for Oboe / Lencsés, Güller, Stuttgart Radio SO
    Label: Hänssler Classic   Catalog: 93026 Release Date: 05/15/2001   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Bernd Alois Zimmermann,  Benjamin Britten,  Charles Koechlin,  Richard Strauss
    Performer:  Lajos Lencsés
    Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert,  Uri Segal,  Bernard Güller,  Sir Neville Marriner
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra
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    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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  • 24.
    Siegfried Wagner: Complete Orchestral Works
    Label: Cpo   Catalog: 999655 Release Date: 11/14/2000   Number of Discs: 7
    Composer:  Siegfried Wagner
    Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hamburg State Philharmonic Orchestra,  Rheinland-Pfalz State Philharmonic Orchestra
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    Schoeck: Elegie / Schmidt, Albert, Winterthur Musikkollegium
    Label: Cpo   Catalog: 999472 Release Date: 10/06/2000   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Othmar Schoeck
    Performer:  Andreas Schmidt
    Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winterthur Musikkollegium
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