Attilla Sautov was born in Uzbekistan in May 1977. He began to play the violin at the age of four and made rapid progress. He was taught initially by his father and with Victor Schereschevsky. At the age of five he played his first recital, and by six had completed his first concert performance playing the Vivaldi and Bach Concertos. Attilla has been successful in many violin competitions. In 1989 he was Laureate of the Stolyarsky Pan-Soviet violin competition held in Odessa, followed by the Dvarionas competition in Latvia and 1994 in the Chiva International Competition.
Since then, his career has included performances on all continents, with all the major orchestras and with many leading chamber musicians. He performed the Paganini and Bruch concertos at the International Music Festival in Ukraine.
Attilla has been a member and concertmaster of several orchestras in Europe. In 2000 he performed with Philharmonic of Nations, in Budapest, Kiev, Moscow, China, Beirut, Czechoslovakia, and Poland. From 2002 – 2005 he was the Concertmaster of the Cologne New Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra, performing with it in Gibraltar, Spain, Andorra, France, Belgium, Canada, England, Denmark, Norway, Germany and Australia.
In 2005, he gave several performances of Paganini’s Violin Concerto No.2 at venues around Europe in Conservatoire de Luxembourg, The Schauspielhaus – Berlin Concert Hall, Cologne Philharmonic Hall, Dusseldorf Philharmonic Tonhalle, Philharmonic Hamburg, Munich Philharmonic.
Attilla Sautov has played on every continent and in over 40 countries. He has performed in some of the world’s most prestigious venues, including: National Arts Centre, Ottawa, Sydney Opera House Australia, Hong Kong Arts Centre, and the Centre Colon in Madrid, Spain and many other concert halls in France. He has also appeared in many music festivals.
In 2006 Attilla performed Antonio Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons in the Sydney Opera House and other concert venues around Australia.