Friederike Otto is one of the few professional cornetto players. Starting at the age of 13, she studied Early Music/ Cornetto at the Conservatories in Leipzig and Lyon with Arno Paduch, Jean-Pierre Canihac and William Dongois. 

Since then she has been performing with various ensembles all over the world. She is a member of the prize winning „Lautten Compagney Berlin“ with whom she explores also contemporary and popular music. Numberous recordings with different ensembles, such as Johann-Rosenmüller-Ensemble, Dresdner Barockorchester or Capella Sagittariana document her work. Currently she takes part at the complete recording of Heinrich Schütz music with Hans-Christoph Rademann. Together with the RIAS Kammerchor and as member of Capella de la Torre she recorded the CD „Da pacem“ that won the „Echo Klassik“ prize in 2017.