Johannes Antoni has been choral director at the theatre in Pforzheim since September 2021, where he is not only responsible for the choral rehearsals, but can also be seen regularly at the conductor's podium during performances of the music theatre. With his own ensemble he works in historical performance practice, including, among others, cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach and motets by Heinrich Schütz. Furthermore he works
with freelance singers from the SWR Vocal Ensemble and the Stuttgart Chamber Choir, as well as
with the Philharmonic Chamber Choir Berlin, the Camerata 2000 and the Kurpfälzisches Kammerorchester Mannheim together.
2021 he won the 2nd prize in Slovakia at the 5th international conducting competition "Encounters Over the
Choral Scores" and in the same year received the Interkultur Scholarship for talented choral conductors. In 2022 Johannes Antoni was a scholarship holder of the Richard Wagner Scholarship Foundation. Master classes with Yuval Weinberg, Hans-Christoph Rademann, Georg Grün, Jörg Breiding, Jörg Straube and Nicolas Fink, among others, complement his musical education. Johannes Antoni studied music at the Musikhochschule Karlsruhe, majoring in school music with piano and choral conducting as his main subjects, as well as mathematics and
and German studies at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. In 2019 he took his conducting studies with a focus on choral conducting with Prof. Matthias Beckert, which he completed with a Master's degree in February 2023.