Ariadne Daskalakis

Instruments: Baroque Ensemble | Baroque violin

Ariadne 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.

2022 Festival Performances include:
The complete Biber Mystery Sonatas with Ensemble Vintage Koln and Ruth Padel
Solo violin repertoire

Ariadne Daskalakis ©Thomas Fähnrich