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Calidore String Quartet
String Quartet
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Calidore String Quartet

Caldiore String Quartet

Prokofiev String Quartet No 2 Op 92
Janáček String Quartet No 1 Kreutzer Sonata
Osvaldo Golijov Tenebrae
Mendelssohn String Quartet No 6 Op 80

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Music that has sought to make sense of times of hardship and turbulence comes together in the Calidore String Quartet’s debut disc for Signum Records: Resilience.  Four disparate works – Prokofiev’s war-time Second Quartet, Janáček’s hugely personal response to Tolstoy’s novella The Kreutzer Sonata, Osvaldo Golijov’s aching response to two inspirations (the horror of war and the wonder his five-year-old son found in looking at the cosmos) and Mendelssohn’s utterly heartbreaking response to the death of his sister Fanny in his Sixth Quartet – offer separate paths to find solace in the midst of turmoil.

Listen to the Calidore String Quartet’s Thoroughly Good Classical Music Podcast with Jon Jacob here

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