For the majority of his career Peeter Sarapuu has
worked in the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra – since 2005 he has been the principal bassoonist of the
As a soloist he debuted with Estonian National orchestra in 1986, solo appearances with Finnish and Estonian
orchestras included performances of Vivaldi, Danzi, Mozart, Weber, Jolivet,
Williams bassoon concertos. He has been member of several orchestras and
ensembles, including NYYD Ensemble, YXUS Ensemble, Drottingholm Baroque
Orchestra, Helsinki Baroque Orchestra, Opus X Ensemble (Finland), Corelli
Consort, Reval Ensemble, The Theatre of Voices (Gr.Britain), Kesselberg
Ensemble (Switzerland), Melomania
(Netherland) and many other groups. Chamber music plays an important
part in his musical life, and he has performed as soloist and chamber musician in
many festivals, incl “NYYD”, “Märzmusik Berlin”, “Klangspuren Vienna”, Bruges
Festival, “Europamusicale”, Haydn-Festival Vienna, La Folle Journée France and Japan.
Peeter Sarapuu is Walter-artist from 2010 http://walter-fagott.de/en/references/artists/
Besides a career as a performer, for over two decades Peeter Sarapuu has taught students at several Finnish educational institutions, the Tallinn Music High School, the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre and on several masterclasses. Since May 2016 he has been bassoon professor at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre.