Rattle Sacha


Sacha plays:
B40 Lyre mouthpiece
Optimum Ligature
V12 Reeds
Bass Clarinet: B40

Since his highly praised 2009 solo debut at Berlin’s Philharmonie, Sacha Rattle has become an established soloist. Noted for his immense sensitivity, warm character and unique sound, his career has developed rapidly with performances throughout Europe, including festival appearances at the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, Spannungen Festival, Gidon Kremer’s Kammermusikfest, Lockenhaus and OCM Prussia Cove. He made his Asian debut in 2011 as soloist with the Taiwan National Symphony Orchestra, performing works by Copland and Debussy.

Sacha Rattle is also a much sought-after chamber musician, having collaborated with artists such as Isabelle Faust, Lars Vogt, Steven Isserlis, Katia and Marielle Labèque, François Leleux, Pascal Moragues, Julian Bliss, Guy Braunstein and Peter Donohoe. He performs regularly in recitals with duo partner Zeynep Özsuca. Sacha is also a founding member of the wind quintet and piano sextet, Berlin Counterpoint, an award winning ensemble which has been performing worldwide since 2010.

Recent highlights include trio concerts with Steven Isserlis, festival appearances in Israel, Poland, the UK and Canada, performing Messiaen quartet with Sir Simon Rattle at the Boulezsaal in Berlin and resident artist at PAAX festival in Mexico. Sacha is also starting a new partnership with Peter Donohoe, recording their first sonata CD this summer.

Sacha is a Vandoren UK artist.

“I’ve been happily using Vandoren products for my whole professional career, and they give me the security and flexibility to make music the way I want to. I couldn’t be prouder to become a Vandoren Artist.”