New principal trumpet: David Guerrier

04 Oct 2023

The Berliner Philharmoniker have a new principal trumpet: David Guerrier, currently principal trumpet of the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, has won the audition for the position. Our congratulations!

The musician, who comes from Toulon, has been playing the trumpet since the age of seven. He received his training at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Lyon under Pierre Dutot and at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg under Hans Gansch. David Guerrier has won first prizes at several renowned competitions, including the ARD International Music Competition in Munich and the Maurice André International Trumpet Competition. He began his professional orchestral career in 2004 as principal trumpet of the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg. David Guerrier also works as a soloist and chamber musician with numerous acclaimed artists and ensembles.

David Guerrier
(Photo: Karine Péron le Ouay)