horn, 2nd / 4th horn
Matthias Rieß was born in Stuttgart in 1983 and studied with Prof. Thomas Hauschild in Leipzig, Prof. Erich Penzel in Maastricht, Prof. Marie-Luise Neunecker in Berlin and Prof. Gergely Sugar in Oberschützen.
He gained his first experience of orchestral playing in the regional and national youth orchestras as well as the Schleswig-Holstein festival orchestra. This was followed by engagements with the State Orchestra of Lower Saxony in Hanover and the Konzerthausorchester Berlin.
Since 2009 Matthias Rieß has been playing second and fourth horn in the ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra.