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The baritone Matthias Vieweg was born in Sonneberg in Thuringia, and grew up in Mengersgereuth-Hämmern. He had his first piano lessons at the age of five, and his musical education took him later to Wernigerode, where he was a member of the Radio Youth Choir and completed his schooling. He studied singing at the Hanns Eisler Musikhochschule with Günther Leib, qualifying also in piano and piano accompaniment. He participated in masterclasses with Hans Hotter, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Rudolf Piernay and Peter Schreier. He has participated in opera productions at the Berlin Staatsoper, the Komische Oper, the Potsdam Hans-Otto-Theater, the Rostock Volkstheater, the Berlin Konzerthaus and in various festivals. He has won success in a number of competitions, taking First Prize in the Richard Strauss Society Competition in Munich in 1997 and in 1998 the Bach Prize at the Leipzig International Bach Competition. He has appeared on the concert platform with Wolfgang Sawallisch, Helmut Froschauer, Helmuth Rilling and René Jacobs, and with ensembles including the Cologne Radio Orchestra, the Berlin Symphony Orchestra and others. He was a guest performer at the Nuremberg International Organ Week, the MDR Summer Music, the Halle Handel Festival, the Innsbruck Festival Week and the Potsdam Festival at Sanassouci, as well as the Dresden Music Festival.

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Role: Classical Artist 
Album Title  Catalogue No  Work Category 
HANDEL: Solomon, HWV 67 Naxos
Choral - Sacred

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