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 Ashkar triumphs in his Elphilharmonie ‘Preludes’ recital

Saleem Ashkar had great success with his Elbphilharmonie recital last week. The beautifully crafted programme combined Preludes of Johann Sebastian Bach with the impressionist sound worlds of Debussy and Messiaen. A resounding standing ovation led to …


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 …