Mathias Weber

Weber was born in Göttingen/ Germany and received classical music education in Oldenburg/ Germany.

His first public performances were at the age of eight (Preludes and Fugues from The Well-Tempered Clavier).

He studied at the Hamburg School of Musi: piano (teacher: E. Hansen), conducting (teachers: W. Brückner-Rüggeberg, K. Seibel), musical theory (teacher: C. Hohlfeld) and scholarships were granted by Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (German National Academic Foundation) and Bundesauswahl Konzerte junger Künstler (Germany’s national Concert of Young Musicians)

He has won various prizes and awards at numerous national and international competitions, among which are the ARD Competition, The International Competition in Rome, Brüder Busch Award.

His concerts as soloist are varied including, chamber musician and song accompanist in numerous European countries (among them Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, Finland, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Great Britain, France, Poland, Hungary, Rumania, Lithuania, Latvia, Russia), the USA (Carnegie Hall, New York City), Israel, Korea

He has worked with numerous renowned national and international musical partners, among them Christoph Eschenbach, Christoph Poppen, Alan Titus, Isabelle van Keulen, the Philharmonic Wind Ensemble Berlin and a number of German and international orchestras and is a regular guest at international festivals.

Repertoire:
Weber’s version of the piano quintet by Brahms for piano and string orchestra has been performed several times by the German Chamber Academy Neuss.

C. Franck’s piano quintet in Weber’s symphony version for orchestra and piano has been performed by the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Hanseatic City of Lübeck.

Weber’s performance of the version for two pianos of Gustav Mahler’s Second Symphony at the Hamburg Music Hall and in Hamburg’s Saint Michael’s Church in 2011 is still regarded a sensation.

Weber performed at Saint Michael’s Church again in 2012 playing Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy.
Weber’s current repertoire for two pianos includes Bach’s “Art of the Fugue” which he presents with Christiane Behn.

Noteworthy is also Weber’s “Water Program”. The thematic approach proved a success in a concert at Hamburg’s Steinway House on 11th April 2013.