Ariadne Daskalakis

Instruments: Baroque violin | Chamber Ensembles & Orchestras

Ariadne Daskalakis concertizes internationally on both baroque and modern violin. She has appeared as soloist with esteemed orchestras and period instrument ensembles including the Bavarian Radio Symphony, the Philharmonic Orchestras of Athens, Stuttgart and Dortmund, the Academy for Ancient Music Berlin, the Norwegian Baroque Orchestra and Concerto Köln. She was a leader of Ensemble Oriol and the Manon Quartet Berlin and cofounded Ensemble Vintage Köln. Her extensive recording repertoire ranges from early baroque to contemporary composers. As Artistic Director of Music from Land’s End Wareham and the European Arts Academy Palazzo Ricci, she also collaborates in interdisciplinary projects with composers, artists and dancers.

Ariadne Daskalakis studied at the Juilliard School, Harvard University and the HdK Berlin. She won prizes from the ARD International Competition, the St. Louis Symphony Strings Competition, the Mozart Society Dortmund and the Harvard Musical Association. She is Violin Professor at the Cologne Conservatory.

Ariadne Daskalakis ©Thomas Fähnrich
Arts Council - funding music
Crespo Foundation
Fáilte Ireland
Wild Atlantic Way
Cork County Council
Pure Cork
RTE Lyric FM
Creative Places West Cork Islands
Irish Examiner
Maritime Hotel
IMRO - Irish Music Rights Organisation