Matthias Winckhler studied at the Salzburg Mozarteum. In 2014 he was a scholarship student of the Lied Residency (Festival d’Aix-en-Provence) and in the Young Singer’s Project (Salzburger Festspiele) in 2015. He won first prize in the Internationaler Mozartwettbewerb Salzburg 2014. Matthias Winckhler has been a member of the ensemble of the Lower Saxon State Opera, Hanover since the 2015–16 season. He has given performances with orchestras such as the Wiener Philharmoniker, the Camerata Salzburg, the Mozarteumorchester Salzburg and the Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg. The art song genre is one of his main areas of musical activity.