A journey with Matthew Herbert, right into the mind of the revolutionary British musician and composer who is known for his outstanding pieces combining music derived from real life sounds with politically sensitive issues. Over the course of 10 years, director Enrique Sánchez Lansch has accompanied the musician in his creative process of conceiving, recording and performing his most exciting projects and diverse activities. What drives this exceptional artist, and why does changing the way we hear mean a revolutionary act to him?
Born in Gijón in 1963, he grew up between this city and Cologne (Germany). Since 2002 he has been living in Berlin. His extensive academic and artistic education in theatre and music includes a career as an opera singer as well as a master’s degree in Romance Philology.