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Matthias Lutze (Bass-Baritone)

Born: Dresden, Saxony, Germany

The German bass-baritone, Matthias Lutze, received his first musical training in the Dresdner Kreuzchor and Windsbacher Knabenchor. He studied singing at the Musikhochschule Dresden "Carl-Maria von Weber" with Christiane Junghanns and Olaf Bär. He has also been considerably influenced by Charlotte Lehmann, Norman Shettler and Peter Kooy.

Matthias Lutze performs with leading ensembles such as the Collegium Vocale Gent, RIAS-Kammerchor, Lautten Compagney Berlin, Cappella Amsterdam, Batzdorfer Hofkapelle, Dresdner Kammerchor, Cappella de la Torre, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Cantus Thuringia and Blindman Collectief. Furthermore he is a member of Vox Luminis and Ensemble polyharmonique.

Matthias Lutze is a frequent guest at major music festivals including the Händelfestspielen in Halle, Bachtage Potsdam, Bachfest Leipzig, Festival de Saintes, Dresdner Musikfestspielen, Musikfest Stuttgart, Prague Spring Festival, and Heinrich-Schütz-Musikfest in Dresden.

Matthias Lutze sings with conductors such as Marcus Creed, Paul Dombrecht, Iván Fischer, Philippe Herreweghe, Wolfgang Katschner, Roderich Kreile, Hans-Christoph Rademann, Daniel Reuss, Helmuth Rilling and James Wood, and has performed in highly-acclaimed CD, TV and radio recordings.

Source: Polyharmoniqu Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (February 2015); The Artist (March 2015)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (February 2015); Matthias Lutze (Bio & Photos 01-04, March 2015)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works




Marcus Creed


Member of Vocalconsort Berlin:
BWV 225-230, BWV Anh 159

Maude Gratton


Aria from BWV 163

Philippe Herreweghe


Member of Collegium Vocale Gent:
C-19 (2007):
BWV 22, BWV 23, BWV 127, BWV 159
C-22 (2012):
BWV 25, BWV 138 [3rd],, BWV 105 [2nd], BWV 46
C-23 (2013):
BWV 44 [2nd], BWV 48, BWV 73 [2nd], BWV 109
C-24 (2016):
BWV 101, BWV 115, BWV 103

Rudolf Lutz


Member of Chor der J.S. Bach-Stiftung St. Gallen:
BWV 80 [2016]

Lionel Meunier


Member of Vox Luminis:
Motets of Bach Family, including:
Johann Christoph Bach: Motet Der Gerechte, ob er gleich zu zeitlich stirb
J.S. Bach: Motet Ich lasse dich nicht, BWV Anh 159
Johann Christoph Bach: Motet Merk auf, mein Herz und sieh dorthin, BWV Anh 163

Links to other Sites

Matthias Lutze - bass-baritone (Official Website) [under construction]
Polyharmonique: MattHias Lutze [PDF, German]

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