Worldwide General Management for Matthias Goerne

By September 30, 2021 Uncategorized

Hannover Germany / New York, NY (September 30, 2021) – Dorn Music is thrilled to announce worldwide general management for German baritone Matthias Goerne in cooperation with Michael Kocyan.

“We are absolutely delighted to expand our relationship with Matthias Goerne, one of the great voices of our time, now in Worldwide General Management. My team and I could not be more thrilled to work for an artist of Matthias’ calibre and depth, whose artistry has captivated audiences around the world for decades,” says Owner & President of Dorn Music, Tanja Dorn.

“His performance was magnificent, in part because a great German artist was embracing a distinctively American piece and, in doing so, conveyed its universal resonances.”
New York Times

“if there’s one singer in the classical world who has done more to affirm the staying power of great lieder singing, it’s Matthias Goerne.”
Chicago Tribune


Celebrated around the globe for his opera and concert performances, German baritone Matthias Goerne is a frequent guest with leading orchestras and renowned festivals and concert halls. Among his musical partners are conductors of the first rank such as Claudio Abbado(†), Herbert Blomstedt, Riccardo Chailly, Christoph von Dohnányi, Gustavo Dudamel, Christoph Eschenbach, Daniele Gatti, Valery Gergiev, Bernard Haitink, Manfred Honeck, Mariss Jansons(†), Neeme Järvi, Paavo Järvi, Vladimir Jurowski, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Seiji Ozawa, Sir Antonio Pappano, Kirill Petrenko, Simon Rattle, Esa-Pekka Salonen and Franz Welser-Möst.

Upcoming and recent highlights include concerts with the Vienna Philharmonic and conductor Franz Welser-Möst, Chicago Symphony Orchestra under Christoph Eschenbach, Pittsburgh Symphony under Manfred Honeck, Amsterdam Concertgebouworkest under Jaap van Zweden, Orchestre National de France and Orchestre Philharmonique in Paris under Mikko Franck, Staatsoper unter den Linden, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra, the Orchestre philharmonique de Monte-Carlo under Stanislav Kochanovsky, , The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen under Andris Poga, the orchestra of Teatro del Liceu under Josep Pons, Rotterdam Philharmonic and Israel Philharmonic under Lahav Shani. In Berlin at Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Goerne is to sing the title roles in Richard Wagner’s ‚The Flying Dutchman‘ as well as in Alban Berg’s Wozzeck.

Upcoming Performances

Oct 29 – Nov 2, 2021
Opera Barcelona
War Requiem, Benjamin Britten
Orchestra of the Gran Teatre del Liceu
Josep Pons, conductor

Nov 10 & 11, 2021 
Israel Philharmonic Tel Aviv
Works by Diepenbrock and Recital
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Lahav Shani, conductor

Nov 16, 2021
Tonhalle Zürich
Winterreise, F. Schubert – symphonic arrangement
Zürcher Kammerorchester
Massimiliano Matesic, conductor

Nov 26-28 2021
Elbphilharmonie Hamburg
Works by Hanns Eisler
NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester & Ensemble Resonanz
Markus Hinterhäuser & Tamara Stefanovich, piano
Carlos Miguel Prieto, conductor

Dec 2 & 10, 2021
Staatsoper Unter den Linden
Zauberflöte, W.A. Mozart – Sarastro
Staatskapelle Berlin
Giuseppe Mentuccia, conductor

Dec 7, 2021 
P.I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory Moscow
Alexandre Kantorow, piano

 Dec 15-19,  2021 
Camerata Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

Dec 23 & 25, 2021
Concertgebouw Amsterdam
Des Knaben Wunderhorn, G. Mahler
Jaap van Zweden, conductor

 Jan 22, 2022
Atrium de Casino de Monte-Carlo
Suite sur des Poènes de Nichelangelo Buonarroti, D. Shostakovitch
Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo
Stanislav Kochanovsky, conductor

Jan 29 – Mar 1, 2022
Recitals with Works by Schumann
Markus Hinterhäuser, piano

Feb 17 & 18, 2022
Bluebeard’s Castle, B. Bartók
Orcgestra Sinfonica della Rai Torino
Robert Trevino, conductor

Feb 20 – 24, 2022
The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
Andris Poga, conductor

Mar 31- Apr 2, 2022
Boston Hall
War Requiem. B. Britten
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Sir Antonio Pappano, conductor


Goerne was Artist-in-Residence at Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie in 2017/18 as well as with the New York Philharmonic for their 2018/19 season. His recital and recording partners include pianists Vladimir Ashkenazy, Leif Ove Andsnes, Alfred Brendel, Seong-Jin Cho, Andreas Haefliger, Elisabeth Leonskaja, Jan Lisiecki and Daniil Trifonov. Recent recital engagements with pianist Jan Lisiecki include the Salzburg Festival, Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie, Warsaw’s Chopin Festival, and the Klavierfestival Ruhr in Düsseldorf.

He has appeared on the world’s principal opera stages, including The Metropolitan Opera in New York, the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Teatro Real in Madrid; Paris National Opera; Bayerische Staatsoper, and the Vienna State Opera. His carefully chosen roles range from Wolfram, Amfortas, Marke, Wotan, Orest, and Jochanaan to the title roles in Béla Bartók’s Duke Bluebeard’s Castle and Alban Berg’s Wozzeck.

Goerne’s artistry is documented by a prolific output of recordings, many of which have received international acclaim and awards. He is a five-time Grammy® nominated artist, and has received an ICMA award, a Gramophone Award, the BBC Music Magazine Vocal Award 2017, Diapason d’Or, and the ECHO Klassik 2017 in the category “Singer of the Year“. In 2019, three new recordings have been released: The Brahms Requiem with the Swedish Radio Symphony under Daniel Harding, a DVD of Alban Berg’s Wozzeck in the highly regarded William Kentridge production from the Salzburg Festival, and an album of Lieder by Robert Schumann, recorded with pianist Leif Ove Andsnes. He is featured as Wotan on the Naxos release of the entire Ring Cycle with the Hong Kong Philharmonic and conductor Jaap van Zweden. His latest recording is of Beethoven’s Lieder with pianist Jan Lisiecki, released in March 2020 by Deutsche Grammophon.

A native of Weimar, he studied with Hans-Joachim Beyer in Leipzig, and later with Elisabeth Schwarzkopf and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. In 2001, he was appointed an Honorary Member of the Royal Academy of Music in London and was made Ambassador of Kunstfest Weimar in 2019.

With all best wishes, 
The Dorn Music Team



Tanja Dorn

Owner & President

Phone: +49 (0) 511 13 222 475

Michael Kocyan

General Manager Matthias Goerne

Phone: +49 (0) 511 13 222 473