Mathias Lachenmayr studied percussion with Peter Sadlo and Adel Shalaby in munich, specialising in contemporary music. He has worked with numerous ensembles and orchestras including Münchener Symphoniker, Nürnberger Symphoniker, Munich Chamber Orchestra, Ensemble Windkraft and Ensemble Modern.
In the season 16/17 he is the selected percussionist of Ensemble Modern in Frankfurt am Main. He has worked with leading composers today including Helmut Lachenmann, Harrison Birtwhistle, Brian Ferneyhough, Steve Reich and Wolfgang Rihm. Mathias has appeared on a number of CDs and recordings on the Labels and radiobroadcasts of BR, ORF, NEOS, solo musica, percpro. He has performed in leading international festivals including “SOU Festival” Georgia, “Gaudeamus” Netherlands, “time of music” Finnland, “Klangspuren” Austria, “International summercourses Darmstadt“. Mathias is a member of Munich based “Ensemble Blauer Reiter” and “Ensemble Zeitsprung”.