Ariadne Daskalakis

Don't Forget

Since 2015 Ariadne Daskalakis is Artistic Director of the European Academy of Art and Music Palazzo Ricci Montepulciano in Tuscany

projects dating from September of 2018…

2. September - Montepulciano: Chamber Music Concert celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Church San Biagio; with works by H.I.F. Biber, Henry Purcell, Anton Webern, J.S. Bach, Henri Dutilleux

7. September - Montepulciano: Choreographed Concert led by Ariadne Daskalakis and Yves Ytier (Choreography) with music by Vivaldi, Bach, Augusta Read Thomas and more

8. September - Montepulciano: Chamber Music Concert in Palazzo Ricci, celebrating the International Chamber Music Week

12. September - Int'l Festival Besançon, with the Kölner Akademie led by Michael Willens - Ariadne performs the "Serenade" by Leonard Bernstein for Violin and Orchestra

November - CD-Recordings with the Ensemble für Neue Musik Zürich

Switzerland: Concerts on Nov. 15 in Zofingen um 20 Uhr,
on November 16 and 17 in the "Walcheturm" Zürich, all at 8pm.
With the Ensemble für Neue Musik Zürich led by Sebastian Gottschick; music by Charles Ives and Sebastian Gottschick

6. Dezember - Concert in the Bechstein-Haus Köln: Beethoven Spring Sonata mit Florence Millet; Debussy Piano Trio with Sheila Arnold and Katharina Deserno

12. Dezember 8:15pm Holiday Concert at St. Aposteln am Neumarkt, Köln - Ariadne leads the Neues Rheinische Kammerorchester, with violin concerti by Vivaldi und Tartini, u.a.

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!
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.

Information regarding CD Releases:

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

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