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Matthias Höfs, Thein & Friends – Masterclass 2020
Matthias Höfs | Thein & Friends - 2020 Masterclass | Masterclass for first-year- and advanced students 22/23 Feb, 2020, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.Information and application per e-mail: contact@thein-brass.de


Telemann meets Hiphop

“Let’s do this!” – Trumpeter Matthias Höfs and the HipHop Academy Hamburg present their musically fascinating potpourri of two worlds: “Telemann Meets Hiphop”!


Awardee 2016 – ECHO Klassik
Awardee 2016 - ECHO KlassikOn October 9, 2016, one of the most important and best known music awards worldwide goes to German Brass. In the ensemble/orchestra category, the ECHO Klassik will this year go to the top ensemble, which has for many years filled the major concert halls in Germany and abroad, critics and music lovers all over Europe, Asia and America bow down before.
ECHO Klassik 2016 ECHO Klassik 2016
German Brass Performance German Brass Performance
Sarah's Music Sarah’s Music
German Brass Backstage-Interview German Brass Backstage-Interview


RCM London – Brass Faculty
RCM LondonStarting in January 2015, Matthias Höfs is appointed as Visiting Professor at the renowned Royal College of Music (RCM) in London. Aside from teaching trumpet and chamber music, Höfs will also give solo concerts and perform alongside the students in the RCM Brass Ensemble. In addition to his professorship in Hamburg, the position in London offers a promising musical environment with a unique brass tradition.
RCM London


Concerts/Events

    • 11.12.2019, Hamburg - St. Michaelis Kirche, German Brass
    • 14.12.2019, Hitzacker, VERDO, German Brass
    • 18.12.2019, Düsseldorf, Tonhalle, German Brass
    • 26.12.2019, Berlin, Dom, German Brass
    • 27.12.2019, Karlsruhe, Konzerthaus, German Brass
    • 28.12.2019, Stuttgard, Liederhalle, German Brass
    • 01.01.2020, Schleswig, St. Ansgar-Kirche (16 Uhr), Trompete und Orgel (Rainer Selle)
    • 01.01.2020, Schleswig, 16:00 Uhr, St.Ansgarkirche, Trompete und Orgel (Rainer Selle)
    • 05.01.2020, Iserlohn, 19:00 Uhr, Parktheater, German Brass
    • 13.01.2020, Hamburg, ELPHI, kl. Saal, MOZART con TROMBA (mit A. Dill, St. Fehlandt, G. Rivinius, F. Wiek)
    • 16.01.2020, Kaiserslautern, Fruchthalle, 20:00 Uhr, German Brass
    • 17.01.2020, Oldenburg, Oldenburger Schloss, 20:00 Uhr, barocke Trompetenkonzerte (Barockensemble des Oldenburger Staatsorchesters)
    • 18.01.2020, Oldenburg, Oldenburger Schloss, 20:00 Uhr, barocke Trompetenkonzerte (Barockensemble des Oldenburger Staatsorchesters)
    • 30.01.2020, Hamburg, ELPHI, kl. Saal, 19:30 Uhr, Kammermusik (mit Ensemble arabesques)
    • 06.02.2020, Bietigheim-Bissingen, Kronenzentrum  20:00 Uhr „MOZART con TROMBA“ (mit A. Dill – Violine, St. Fehland – Viola, G. Rivinius Cello, F. Wiek – Klavier)
    • 22.02.2020, Bremen, Firma THEIN Brass, Masterclass
    • 23.02.2020, Bremen, Firma THEIN Brass, Masterclass
    • 25.02.2020, Fribourg (CH), Conservatoire de Fribourg, Masterclass
    • more [...]

New CD’s:

BACH – TRUMPET CONCERTOS
Bach - Trumpet ConcertosJohann Sebastian Bach wrote many famous solos for the trumpet, but no trumpet concerto by him has survived. Matthias Höfs has filled the gap and arranged a number of Bach’s solo concertos for his instrument. He plays the concertos on a modern piccolo trumpet.

BACH - TRUMPET CONCERTOS Video to CD
BACH - TRUMPET CONCERTOS Video to CD
BACH - TRUMPET CONCERTOS Video to CD
BACH - TRUMPET CONCERTOS Video to CD


GERMAN BRASS – TRIP TO AMERICA
GERMAN BRASS - TRIP TO AMERICAOn their trip through the American music scene of the early 20th century, German Brass plays the hits of Gershwin, Bernstein or Barber as you have never heard them before.


GERMAN BRASS - TRIP TO AMERICA Video to CD


KIND OF GOLD
KING OF GOLDThis album is like a reunion to me! Together with former and current students, old companions and friends I have recorded works that bring out the concentrated radiant charisma of the trumpet. Strauss, Stravinsky, Sakai, Janáček and Kerschek – a golden album, from October 12th everywhere in stores!

KING OF GOLD Video to CD


TROMPETENKONZERTE TELEMANN
TROMPETENKONZERTE TELEMANNOn the occasion of the 250th anniversary of the death of G.Ph.Telemann I have recorded his 3 trumpet concertos and 3 sonatas together with the Deutschen Kammerphilharmonie Bremen. The CD will be released on October 6.


TROMPETENKONZERTE TELEMANN Video to CD
TROMPETENKONZERTE TELEMANN Telemann – Konzert Nr. 1 D-Dur, TWV 51:D7, Allegro
TROMPETENKONZERTE TELEMANN Telemann – Konzert Nr. 2 D-Dur, TWV 43:D7, Allegro
TROMPETENKONZERTE TELEMANN Telemann – Sonate h-moll, VI. Presto


MOZART con TROMBA
MOZART con TROMBAIn this work, the trumpet plays the “first violin” such as the string quartet and assumes the flutes- and clarinet part in their own chamber music transcriptions for trumpet and piano quartet. This CD shows the trumpet together with string trio and piano from an entirely unsuspected filigree side.

Video to CD Video to CD
Interview Interview


BACH on BRASS
BACH on BRASS“Bach on Brass” shows German Brass discovering a completely new sound of their own, which gives a strikingly original form to the works of the great Johann Sebastian Bach. On this album, they give the full brass treatment to a selection of the composer’s greatest works. The arrangements were prepared by the musicians themselves and are already established as virtuoso reference works breaking new ground on the brass scene.