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

Beethoven Sonatas 4, 9, 18, 25, 29 "Hammerklavier"

Saleem Ashkar's eigth disc with Decca is featuring Beethoven Sonatas Nos. 4, 9, 18, 25, and 29. This is the sixth disc of a complete Beethoven Sonata Cycle to be released throughout the next years.

Latest News

Rave review for Bologna recital

The interpretation of Robert Schumann’s Kreisleriana, in fact, is rather far from any record reference. The eight fantasies interpreted by the Israeli pianist, seem exiles fleeing on a raft; they leave the romantic island to …

Saleem completes Beethoven Sonatas and Concerti cycles

Saleem Ashkar completes Beethoven sonata and concerto cycles   Saleem Ashkar returns to the Polish National Radio Orchestra this weekend in the culmination of his Beethoven concerto cycle. The project began in over two years …