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Eva Saladin studied at bachelor and master levels on modern violin with Kees Koelmans and baroque violin with Lucy van Dael at the Amsterdam Conservatory. In 2013, she finished her master’s degree, summa cum laude, on baroque violin with Leila Schayegh at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis. During her studies in Basel, she was a regular member of Rudolf Lutz’s improvisation class.
She is currently living in Basel (Switzerland) as a freelance musician. She gives solo recitals and performs with various chamber music ensembles and orchestras with a repertoire from the early 17th up to the early 19th century, focusing on historical playing styles and technique, improvisation and embellishment.
Apart from her solo engagements, she is the leader of her own Ensemble Odyssee in Amsterdam, of La Cetra Barockorchester Basel and of Gli Angeli Genève. She regularly plays with groups such as Collegium Vocale Gent, Il Profondo, Profeti della Quinta, Il Gusto Barocco and Capricornus Ensemble Stuttgart. She is also active in the field of free improvisation and contemporary music theatre.
In 2021, she was Artist in Residence at the Utrecht Early Music Festival. She also plays at the Festival de Saintes, Festival Lanvellec, Barockfestspiele Bad Arolsen, Händelfestspiele Halle, Barockfestspiele Sanssouci, Thùˆringer Bachwochen, MA Festival Brugge, Les Nuits de Septembre, Festival de Verbier, York Early Music Festival, Crete Senesi and many others. She has recorded several CDs for various labels. Her first solo album “The Di Martinelli Manuscript” was issued by Glossa in 2021.

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Violin Sonatas Op. 3 & 4
Eva Saladin