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

projects dating from November of 2017…

November 10 in Vechta, Holland - Ariadne performs the Concerto "Potpourri" based on Mozart's "Don Giovanni" by Andreas Romberg with the Kölner Akademie under Michael Willens

Early December - Recordings in DeutschlandFunk

December 13, 8.15pm - Christmas Concert in St. Aposteln - Ariadne leads the Neues Rheinisches Kammerorchester with fellow soloist Joao Miguel Silva, Oboe

January 26 - solo BACH concert with Ariadne Daskalakis, violin, and David Stromberg, cello. Hamburg - Rathaus Pinneberg, 8pm

February - Schubert recording with Paolo Giacometti, piano, in Leiden (NL)

February 21-26 - Masterclass in BERLIN, Blackmore Academy

February 24 - Blackmore's Musikzimmer, 8pm: Concert with Ariadne Daskalakis and cellist Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt

March - US Tour with Arthur Haas, harpsichord, and Martha McGaughey, viola da gamba - U of Arkansas, Jonesboro - March 10-12; U of N Florida, Jacksonville - March 14-16; NYC - March 17-18

March 25, 5pm - Germany, "Konzertkirche Warfleth", Berne - Recital with Nina Tichman, Piano - Mozart, Ravel, Lutoslawski

April 8 - Barnstedt, Lueneburg - 90th Birthday Concert of Friedemann Gottschick, with his compositions.

May 3-6 - Andernacher Music Festival at the Nahmedy Palace. Works by Schubert, Faure, Ravel, Dohnanyi and more. With Nina Tichman (piano), Ariadne Daskalakis (violin), David Quiggle (viola), Xenia Jankovic (cello) and the Fukio Saxophone Ensemble

still to come…Portland Bach Virtuosi in June
Music from Land's End Wareham in July and August
Palazzo Ricci Montepulciano in September

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