News & Reviews

Praise for Beethoven in Germany!

Saleem has received wonderful reviews for two recent recitals at the Krönungssaal in Aachen and the Zelt-Musik-Festival Freiburg with two all-Beethoven programmes:   ‘Ashkar bewies bereits im ersten Teil, dass er ein Beethoven-Interpret von höchster Kompetenz ist, spieltechnisch …

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 …

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 …