Eva Saladin, of Dutch and Swiss origins, studied Bachelor and Master on modern violin with Kees Koelmans and baroque violin with Lucy van Dael at the Amsterdam Conservatory. In 2013 she finished her Master on baroque violin at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis with Leila Schayegh summa cum laude. During her studies in Basel, she was a regular member Rudolf Lutz’s improvisation class.
She is currently living in Basel, Switzerland, and is working as a freelance musician combining orchestra projects, chamber music and solo recitals with repertoire from the early seventeenth until the nineteenth century.
Part of her work is experimenting with different playing styles and techniques on the violin, improvisation and embellishment, as well as exploring the history of violin music editions.
She is the leader of her own Ensemble Odyssee in Amsterdam and performs regularly and in leading positions with many different groups, such as La Cetra Barockorchester Basel, Gli Angeli Genève, ll Profondo, Profeti della Quinta, Les Passions de L’Ame, St. Galler Bachstiftung, Ensemble Daimonion, Capricornus Enesmble Stuttgart, appearing on festivals and in series like Oude Muziek Nederland, Freunde Alter Musik Basel, Basler Festtage für Alte Musik, La Folia Rougemont, York Early Music Festival, Potsdam Sanssouci, St. Michel-en-Thierarche, RheinVokal, Mainzer Musiksommer, Festival de Saintes.
She has recorded several CDs for Resonando, PanClassics, Glossa, Cantus and BrilliantClassics.