concert & stage


Within the series "Neue Meister" of the classic label EDEL Matthew Herbert presented his piece "Further" in a world premiere at DRIVE Forum Berlin on 20th June 2016. The piece is his musical and performative reaction to the refugee situation.



In September 2014 Herbert produced an album from scratch within one week. For this he transformed the joinery of Deutsche Oper Berlin together with his band as artists-in-residence into an open-work-studio. The focus was the interaction with the audience. The audience and guests from music, science and politics were an active in the process of the production. 



Herbert has developed and devised a new play, alongside dramaturg Ben Power and the cast. The premiere of The Hush took place on july 17th 2013 at The Shed, part of the National Theatre on the South Bank. it's a play about sound.


ACHT BRÜCKEN | Musik für Köln

On May 6th the Matthew Herbert Quartett presents the German premiere version of "The End of Silence" at the festival "ACHT BRÜCKEN | Musik für Köln". Starting point for Herbert's music is the sound recording of a bombardment of the Libyan Air Force in 2011. In cooperation with c / o pop and stargaze.



Matthew Herbert performed a november issue of weekly newspaper "Die Zeit" at the Thalia Theater in Hamburg on the 8th of february. He was supported by the Ensemble Resonanz. This unique concert took place during the Elbjazz-Festival and the "Lessing-Tage" of the Thalia Theatre.


Recent concerts:

22/11/2013 "The End of Silence", Queen Elizabeth Hall, London (UK)

08/11/2013 "The End of Silence", Zollverein, Essen (DE)

17/10/2013 DJ set, La Machine du Moulin Rouge, Paris (FR)

04/10/2013 "In C", Barbican, London (UK)

12/09/2013 "One Pig" and DJ set, Cuisines en Friche at Caberet Aleatoire, Marseille (FR)

24/08/2013 DJ set, Space, Ibiza (ES)

15/06/2013 DJ set, Sonar Festival, Barcelona (ES)

06/05/2013 Cologne Philharmonic Hall, Köln (DE)

13/04/2013 Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Melbourne Recital Centre, Southbank (AU)

12/04/2013 Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Melbourne Recital Centre, Southbank (AU)

08/04/2013 Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Melbourne Recital Centre, Southbank (AU)

23/03/2013 DJ set, Fuse, Brüssel (BE)

02/08/2012 "One Pig" live, Dolina Trzech Stawów, Katowice (PL)

18/05/2012 "One Pig" live, RNCM Concert Hall, Manchester (UK)

04/05/2012 "One Pig" live, Recinto Ferial de La Fica, Murcia (ES)

11/02/2012 "One Pig" live, Serendipity, Foligno (IT) 

08/02/2012 "One Pig" live, Kampnagel, Hamburg (DE)

07/02/2012 "One Pig" live, Hebbel am Ufer 1, Berlin (DE)

06/02/2012 "One Pig" live, Karlstorbahnhof, Heidelberg (DE) 

05/02/2012 "One Pig" live, Centraltheater, Leipzig (DE)