Austrian bass-baritone Matthias Hoffmann was born in Tyrol in 1991, and gained his first musical experiences as a soloist with the Innsbrucker Capellknaben under Howard Arman. After his studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna with Karlheinz Hanser and Florian Boesch, his professional career began in Cologne, where he has been a member of the Cologne Opera since 2017.
Opera performances include roles in productions such as Le nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni, Die Zauberflöte, La Bohème, and The Cunning little Vixen. He has also performed a vast selection of oratorios, masses and songs, cantatas, and works such as Bach’s Christmas Oratorio and St Matthew Passion, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, Haydn’s The Creation and The Seasons, Handel’s Messiah and Dettingen Te Deum, Schubert Masses and songs including Schwanengesang and Winterreise, Schumann’s Liederkreis, Op. 39 and Vaughan Williams’ Songs of Travel.
|BERLIOZ: Benvenuto Cellini
|MENDELSSOHN-HENSEL, F.: Vocal Music (Lary, Jerilyn Chou, Jagodic, Soobin Kim, Jestaedt, Czernin, Ovalles, Volkova, Fietzek)
|SCHUMANN, R.: Lied Edition, Vol. 8 - Spanisches Liederspiel / Minnespiel / Spanische Liebeslieder (Palimina, Eckstein, Bode, Hoffmann, Eisenlohr)