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

In conversation with Saleem

Saleem talks to Charlotte Gardner about the completion of his first complete Beethoven Sonata Cycle at the Sage Gateshead and looks forward to his upcoming cycles in Berlin, Israel, Osnabrück and Prague. Please click here to …

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 …