Born in Weimar, Germany, Matthias Goerne studied in Leipzig, with Elisabeth Schwarzkopf and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. He is a regular guest at renowned festivals and concert halls including Carnegie Hall, New York and Wigmore Hall. His musical partners have included eminent pianists such as Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Leif Ove Andsnes, Alfred Brendel and Christoph Eschenbach. Matthias Goerne has performed with leading orchestras including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, the French National Orchestra, the Berlin Philharmonic and the Dresden Staatskapelle. Last season's highlights included tours and guest performances throughout Europe, the USA and Asia.