The `Glee` actor - who will not be joining his co-stars for a series of European concert dates next year - is hoping to play shows across the globe in support of his debut solo album.
He told TV show `Extra`: "I go right into rehearsals after Christmas.
"This is the only time I have off, really, so that`s why we`re kinda getting it in now. When `Glee` goes on hiatus in April, I`m gonna start doing a big tour."
Earlier this year, Matthew`s `Glee` character, teacher Will Schuester, performed three songs with actress Gwyneth Paltrow, who was making a guest appearance.
The blonde star recently revealed she is to reprise her role as substitute teacher Holly Holiday next year and Jane Lynch - who portrays cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester - can`t wait for her to return.
Jane told E! News: "I thought she did such a great job in that episode. We worked her so hard and she sang and danced and she was in like 150 numbers and I thought, we`ll never see her again. But she`s coming back, she wants more. She`s wonderful and I hope we get more scenes together."
And though their characters might seem like polar opposites, Jane hints they could actually bond over a thing or two.
She added: "Sue and Gwyneth`s character [Holly Holliday] definitely have different approaches at getting the students to respect them, but I think deep down Sue wants the same thing - she wants the kids to love her. She even said that to Will, she said, `Your kids love you, I don`t have that. They fear me.` And I guess it`s her own fault."