Country of origin: Germany
Birthday: June 23, 1961
About Otto SauterOtto Sauter, the worldwide renowned piccolo trumpeter, played in St. Peter‘s Square for Pope John Paul II, with the Philharmonia Orchestra London at St. James‘s Palace for Prince Charles and in the Forbidden City Beijing.1988-1998 he was principal trumpet in the Bremen State Philharmonic Orchestra, opened up the annual Int. Trumpet Days (guests e.g. Ray Charles, Maynard Ferguson) and founded the Int. Trumpet Academy Bremen. He is artistic director of the „Wartburg-Festival“,„Musica Sacra a Roma“ in Rome and at the Vatican, the „Little Amadeus Live“ concert series (Echo Klassik), the „Playtime Live City Concert Tour“ supported by the OC FIFA World Cup 2006. In 2014 he took over the Artistic Direction of the Neuschwanstein Festival, in one of the most famous castles in the world and founded the World Brass Association (Honorary Music Advisor: Maestro Zubin Mehta), a worldwide cooperation of festivals, orchestras and universities. Each year he invites artists like Montserrat Caballé and Bobby McFerrin for the „Otto Sauter Foundation“. In addition, he regularly causes a sensation with his ensemble „Ten of the Best“, which brings ten of the world‘s leading trumpeters under one roof.