Eva Saladin 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 of Rudolf Lutz’s improvisation class.
She is currently based 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 until the early 19th century, focusing on historical playing styles and technique, improvisation and embellishment.
Alongside her solo engagements, she is the leader of her own Ensemble Odyssee in Amsterdam, of LaCetra 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, Thüringer Bachwochen, MA Festival Brugge, Les Nuits de Septembre, Festival de Verbier, York Early Music Festival, Crete Senesi.
She recorded several CDs for various labels. Her first solo album “The Di Martinelli Manuscript” was published by Glossa in 2021.