Florian Sattler

Florian Sattler, French cellist, started the cello at the age of 7 at the Music School of his hometown Sélestat. At the age of 15 he entered the Colmar Conservatoire where he studied with Olivier Roth, principal cellist of the Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra.

In 2010 he was awarded a place to study at the Royal College of Music in the class of Helene Dautry where he graduated in July 2014 with distinctions. During the summer 2014, he was invited to take part at the Castleton Festival in Virginia USA, organised and conducted by Maestro Lorin Maazel.

In 2014, he got a place and a scholarship to continue his studies at the Royal College of Music in the class of Alexander Chaushian. He achieved his Master’s Degree with distinctions in July 2016. In his last year of studies, he was also part of the Orchestra Academy of the BBC Symphony Orchestra.

Keen chamber musician, he was the cellist of the ‘Sattler Quartet’ from 2010 until 2016 and collaborated with prominent figures such as the Belcea Quartet, Miguel Da Silva (Ysaÿe Quartet), Christoph Richter, Levon Chilingirian, The Saccano Quartet etc…

He was also shortly a member of the Johannes Strauss Ensemble from 2018 until 2020, touring Austria, playing in all the best concert halls.

He was the cellist of the ‘Duo Passacaille’, which he formed with Guillermo Martinez on the violin from 2017 until 2023, where he got the opportunity to play in France, Germany, The united Kingdom and Austria.

Since January 2023, Florian has joined the Trio Tempora, which he forms with Emese Wilhelmy and Marius Birtea.