Ariadne Daskalakis

Don't Forget

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

CONGRATULATIONS to current student SEOWON KIM for her performances of the Brahms Violin Concerto on July 13 and 16 with the Aachen University Orchestra under Reiner Schuhenn

AND 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, 7:30, TARTINI and VIVALDI Concerti with the Aachen Cathedral Orchestra under Berthold Botzet

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

H.I.F. Biber / J.S. Bach performances: Sept. 19 in Cologne, Reformation Church Bayenthal, with Ensemble Vintage Köln
and September 21 in Antwerp "de Singel"

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!

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