Matthias Bauer is a double bass player, improviser and composer who is mainly working in the field of improvised and new music.

He performed with many internationally renowned musicians of the free improviser scene and took part in various ensembles and festivals.
A central concern is his own solo performance incorporating the voice.

His compositions aim to make a bridge between composition and improvisation.
new music

He performed a large repertoire of solo compositions and is working with Berlin based new music ensembles unitedberlin, asian art, Junge Musik and mosaik.
He is on several CD releases and performed at festivals like Maerzmusic Berlin, musicaviva München, Biennale Venedig, nuovaconsonanza Rom, musique on scene Lyon, Daegu Contemporary Music Festival, Wien Modern, Konfrontationen Nickelsdorf and Total Music Meeting.

upcoming concerts

18.06. 2018 Berlin | recording of a double bass solo composed by Ralf Hoyer;
21.06. 2018 Berlin | Watt, Metzger Str. 9 | improvisation + Harry Sjöström - sax, Bernhard Arndt - piano, Emilio Gordon - vibraphone, Dag Magnus Narvesen - drums;
24.06. 2018 Berlin | Konzerthaus | new music + ensemble unitedberlin;
26.06. 2018 Berlin | Villa Elisabeth | new music + asian art ensemble;
30.06. 2018 Wünsdorf/ Zossen | Neue Galerie | solo improvisation, opening art show Mona Höke;
04.07. 2018 Berlin | Christus Kirche, Firlstr. 16 | improvisation + Conny Bauer - trombone, Dag Magnus Narvesen - drums;
06.07. 2018 Berlin | Koreanisches Kulturinstitut | new music + Ensemble Junge Musik;
07.07. 2018 Berlin | Staatsoper unter den Linden | new music + Staatskapelle, Salvatore Sciarrino - opera 'Ti veto, ti sento, mi perdo';
08.07. 2018 Zepernick | Kirche | new music + Ensemble Junge Musik + 2 Soli for double bass, composed by Lothar Voigtländer and Georg Katzer (1st perf.);