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Artist archive: Calidore String Quartet

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

by Calidore String Quartet
The earliest idea for a double concerto started in 2006 with fellow student and friend Joost Bosdijk, currently bassoonist in the London Symphony Orchestra, after a quite hilarious performance of Jan Křtitel Vaňhal’s classical concerto for two bassoons. We were accompanied by organ instead of orchestra and realised way too late that the organ was […]

If Music be the Food of Love

by Calidore String Quartet
The earliest idea for a double concerto started in 2006 with fellow student and friend Joost Bosdijk, currently bassoonist in the London Symphony Orchestra, after a quite hilarious performance of Jan Křtitel Vaňhal’s classical concerto for two bassoons. We were accompanied by organ instead of orchestra and realised way too late that the organ was […]