Welcome to the site of internationally acclaimed pianist Saleem Ashkar.

Here you can browse up to date news, press articles and concert dates as well as listen to audio clips of his latest release.  We hope you enjoy the site!

Latest Release

Mendelssohn Piano Concertos No. 1 & 2

Saleem Ashkar's second disc with Decca is an International release of Mendelssohn's Piano Concertos No. 1 & 2 with Riccardo Chailly and the Gewandhaus Orchestra.

Latest News

Ashkar at The Seed

Saleem was invited to open the ninth Istanbul Recital Series at The Seed with an all-Beethoven programme and was rewarded with wonderful reviews!   İstanbul Recitals’ ninth season got off to a thrilling start with …

Saleem wows a home crowd!

Slaeem joined forces with conductor David Afkham in their home town of Berlin for two concerts with the Staatskapelle Berlin at the Philharmonie and Konzerthaus and enjoyed a wonderful reception from audience and critics alike: Als …