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 projects starting summer of 2017…

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 "Crossing Borders" 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"

Oct 4 Broadcast on Radio Klara Live from Belgium - Ariadne Daskalakis and Ensemble Vintage Köln and works by Biber, Bach and Fischer

October 27-29 Masterclass in Athens, Greece

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

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