Ariadne Daskalakis

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Since 2016 Ariadne Daskalakis is Artistic Director of the European Academy of Art and Music Palazzo Ricci Montepulciano in Tuscany

CONGRATULATIONS to current student KATERINA CHATZINIKOLAU for competition prizes: 1st Prize at the Int'l "Thoene" Competition 2015; Finalist, BDI-Competition "Ton und Erklaerung" 2016; Winner of the Alois-Kottman Prize Frankfurt, 2016; Winner of the Competition "The Muse" 2017

current season events…

MENDELSSOHN D-MINOR CONCERTO with the Brandenburg Chamber Orchestra
January 21 and 22 in Berlin

Northeast US concerts

Brandeis University Presentation on March 23 with ANTHONY SPIRI -- RESCHEDULED!! Sorry for any confusion! More TBA

MARION, MA Lyndon South Auditorium
Recital with ANTHONY SPIRI, works by BRAHMS and SCHUBERT
March 24, 7.30 pm

March 26, 3pm

Outreach on March 27 in Blue Hill, Maine

Tour with AKAMUS (Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin)
April 20 – 27 – Madrid, Barcelona, Oviedo

Performances in Norway with Ensemble Barockkanerne on May 7 in Hafslund and May 8 in Oslo

Presenting music by H.I.F. Biber and J.S. Bach
Ensemble Vintage Köln – Ariadne Daskalakis, Rainer Zipperling, Gerald Hambitzer

at the SPITZENTÖNE / SPRING CONCERTS on May 16 in Cologne, Ursulinenkirche
and de Singel ANTWERP on September 21

Residency at PORTLAND BACH FESTIVAL – June 17 – 25

Concerti in the Aachen Cathedral – July 5, TARTINI and VIVALDI

Artistic Direction of MUSIC from LAND’s END WAREHAM – July 25 – August 14 with concerts
featuring string quintets by Mozart and special arrangements of Sarasate and Schumann, on
July 28 - South Dartmouth, Friends Academy 7pm (feat Putnam Murdock / Beatles)
July 29 - Marion, St. Gabriel's Church, 8pm
July 30 - Wareham, Church of the Good Shepherd, 5pm

featuring Abigail Fischer, soprano and works by Handel/Biber/Pachelbel
August 11 - Falmouth - Falmouth Academy, 7pm
August 13 - Wareham, Church of Good Shepherd, 5pm

Artistic Direction of the Festival Grenzgänge Sept. 10-17 in Montepulciano - a choreographed project with music by Handel / Bach / Biber / Purcell / Webern
Performances in Palazzo Ricci and San Biagio

New CD-Release
Music by Jo Kondo with the Ensemble L'Art pour L'Art on the label Wergo
Upcoming Recording Releases:
C.P.E. Bach Piano Trios
Van Bree Violin Concerto with the Kölner Akademie

CONGRATULATIONS to current and former students Georgeta Iordache, Riccardo Caraceni, Victoria Gusachenko, Yoona Kang and Mariya Krasnyuk for recent Audition successes at the WDR Sinfonieorchester, WDR Rundfunkorchester, Beethoven Orchester Bonn, Folkwang Chamber Orchestra and Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, as well as Vlada Berezhnaya at the Villa Musica!

Archive 2016...:

March Kölner Philharmonie and Theater Heerlen,
Bach-Cantatas with Concerto Köln, Anna Lucia Richter (Soprano) and Ariadne Daskalakis as leader

April BALLONI Hallen Köln and Stadsgehoorzaal Leiden, NL
Wiener Melange
Stamitz and Mozart with Concerto Köln, Ariadne Daskalakis as leader and soloist

May Ursulinenkirche, Cologne
BACH Musical Offering + Canon Puzzle (J.S. Bach/S. Gottschick), as part of the Maiwoche of the Cologne Conservatory of Music

May Montepulciano and Rome, IT
Artistic Direction - Chamber music festival for the 15th anniversary of the European Academy of Music and Performing Arts Palazzo Ricci, Montepulciano
Teatro Poliziano, Montepulciano: "Intimite Encounters" - Mozart oboe quartet, Henze viola sonata, Brahms piano quartet c-minor
Tempio di San Biagio, Montepulciano: "Trancelike Encounters" - works by Bach, H.I.F Biber, Nono, Henze and others
Teatro Poliziano, Montepulciano: "Festive Encounters" - Bach double concert for oboe and violin, Bartok “Romanian Dances”, Mozart piano concert KV 415
Goethe-Institut Rome: Henze Violin Sonatine, Serenade for Solo-Cello
Nono “Hay que Caminar (Sognando)”
Brahms piano quartet c-moll

Portland, Maine, USA

Portland Bach Festival
Concerts at St. Luke’s Cathedral, Portland and the Episcopal Church of St. Mary, Falmouth
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July 23-31
Wareham & Marion, Massachusetts, USA

Music from Land's End Wareham
Marion Music Hall and CHurch of the Good Shepherd Wareham: Works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Gideon Klein and Franz Schubert, with Xenia Jankovic and Nina Tichman
Church of the Good Shepherd, Wareham and the New Bedford Whaling Museum: Works by Brahms, Purcell, Ives, Lennon/McCartney, with Putnam Murdock, Riccardo Caraceni, Leonardo Papa, Sebastian Gottchick, Paige Riggs

August 30-Sept 3

Recording – J.S. Bach "The Musical Offering"

Sept 4-11
Montepulciano, IT

Chamber Music Week with Ariadne Daskalakis and Trio Vivente

October 8-16
New York, USA

Ariadne Daskalakis taught as guest artist at the Juilliard School in NY with the project "Transatlantic Music" with the HfMT Cologne

October 24-25
Recording of Brahm's violin sonatas at WDR Cologne with Anthony Spiri, piano

October 26 - November 6
Suzhou, China

Concerts and Master Classes with artists from Portland Bach-Festival and Faculty of Juilliard School New York

November 30 Berlin Konzerthaus, Chamber Music Hall
With Ensemble Palazzo Ricci (Spiri, Vergara, Buchholz, Gorokhov), Works by Brahms, Henze and Nono

December 7, Cologne Aposteln Cathedral, New Rhine Chamber Orchestra As leader and soloist, Festive baroque works by Telemann, Locatelli, Geminiani

December 11, Warfleth Part II of the complete Mozart Sonatas with pianist Nina Tichman, complemented here by 20th century composer Lutoslawski

Information regarding CD Releases:

Violin Sonatas by Ferdinand Ries, with Wolfgang Brunner on the award-winning label "cpo" Order here

“The Mystery Sonatas” by Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, with Ensemble Vintage Cologne on "BIS" Order here

Violin Concerti by Jan Kalliwoda, with the Kölner Akademie Orchestra and on the award-winning label "cpo" Order here


H.I.F. Biber The Rosary Sonatas

J.S. Bach “The Musical Offering” and “Canon Puzzle” by Sebastian Gottschick

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – The Complete Sonatas for Piano and Violin
with pianist Nina Tichman

“Viennese Classic” – Recital Programs with pianist Anthony Spiri

Franz Schubert – “Tenderness, Vulnerablity and Desperation”
on period instruments, with Paolo Giacometti, Fortepiano

Concerto Repertoire includes: Tartini, Vivaldi, Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Sainst-Saëns, Ravel, Berg, Hartmann

For information about Master Classes with Ariadne Daskalakis and current events, please contact
For information about the study program at the Hochschule fuer Musik und Tanz Koeln, please contact
(Degree programs: Bachelor, Master, Konzertexam, Pre-College)2