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.