Matthew trained at the Royal Northern College of Music and at Associated Studios, London. Recent roles include Bourgeois (Fortunio) with Grange Park Opera and Buxton Opera Festival, Schaunard (La Boheme) with Opera Up Close, Hobson (Peter Grimes) with the Nottingham Philharmonic Orchestra, Gerald (La belle de la Bete) at Tete a Tete Opera Festival, Baron (La Traviata) with Opera UK and Petaling Jaya Arts Theatre in Kuala Lumpur, Gugliemo (Cosi fan Tutte) with European Chamber Opera and Jackdaws Opera. He recently performed in Iris, La Boheme and The Queen of Spades with Opera Holland Park and also sang in Northern Ireland Opera’s critically acclaimed production of Turandot. Other credits have included Peter Grimes, Queen of Spades, Fortunio, Madama Butterfly, Idomeneo, Tosca, Love for Three Oranges and Tristan und Isolde at Grange Park Opera. On the solo concert platform he has sung at numerous venues across the UK, performing recently at the London Handel Festival with the Amade Players and also in the title role in Elijah at the Cadogan Hall with the LGMC. Matthew also sings with the Blossom Street Singers and the J-Tones Quartet who perform regularly across the UK. He is also a member of Eschoir who recently performed for the Prime Minister at 10 Downing Street. In addition to performing Matthew enjoys a busy schedule of private piano and singing teaching. He co-conducts the St. Giles Choir in Camberwell (South London) and also the Camberwell Community Choir in London which enjoys regular performances across London including recent performances at Young-Vic Theatre and the Royal Festival Hall.