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Artist archive: Calidore String Quartet

How Mendelssohn, Prokofiev, Janáček and Golijov speak for our troubled times

by Calidore String Quartet
In an article written for The Arts Desk, reprinted here with permission, the Calidore String Quartet contemplates music for its torn nation, as collected together on its debut Signum Classics CD, Resilience, supported by its BBT Fellowship 2016. Classical musicians spend much of their lives inhabiting the realms of the past. To effectively practice and […]

If Music be the Food of Love

by Calidore String Quartet
December Days in Boscoforte After a week in London where we recorded for our first BBC New Generation Artist broadcast, heard Mitsuko Uchida in an unforgettable concert of Mozart with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, had a reunion with our BBT family and lessons with the Belcea Quartet we arrived in Boscoforte after night had fallen. […]