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

Nos. 6, 23 and 32

Saleem Ashkar's fourth disc with Decca is a featuring Beethoven Sonatas Nos. 6, 23 and 32. This is the second disc of a complete Beethoven Sonata Cycle to be released throughout the next years.

Latest News


Saleem’s 2018/19 season started with a triumphant return to the Bournemouth Symphony under James Feddeck and a ‘powerful account’ of Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A minor. “[Ashkar brought a] Mozartean clarity with a diamond-bright tone at …

CD Review: Saleem Ashkar plays Beethoven Sonatas

Saleem has attracted a wonderful review for his new CD with Decca Klassik. Franziska von Busse (NDR Kultur) praises his interpretation of Beethoven Sonatas 3, 5, 14 (Moonlight) and 30. [in German] Click here to …