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Albert Horne is the Chorus Master and Music Assistant for Cape Town Opera. He obtained his Masters Degree in Operatic Studies from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, studying conducting with Maestra Sian Edwards, and has appeared as conductor, musical director, accompanist and vocal coach for various Opera companies and singers, both in South Africa and Europe. In 2012 he was Chorus Master for Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess with the Berlin Philharmonic, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle, in the Philharmonie, Berlin. The Cape Town Opera Chorus was voted Best Opera Chorus of the Year by an international panel of judges at the International Opera Awards in London in 2013.