A new series of special concerts by award-winning Conservatory musicians and more.
A new series of special concerts by award-winning Conservatory musicians, internationally renowned faculty, invited friends and guests who are all making their mark in classical music today. The Calidore String Quartet, described as “a miracle of unified thought…” (La Presse, Montreal) and “nothing short of a revelation” (Calgary Herald), has established an international reputation for its informed, polished and captivating performances. Recent performances include debuts at prestigious festivals including Verbier and Ravinia, the Schneider Concert Series (New York, NY), and a feature as “Young Artist-in-Residence” on American Public Media’s “Performance Today”. The Calidore has collaborated with many esteemed artists and ensembles including Joshua Bell, Menahem Pressler, Quatuor Ebene, Angel Romero and the Calder Quartet. Formed at the Colburn Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles in 2010, the Calidore String Quartet has already amassed several grand prizes in American chamber music competitions including Fischoff, Coleman, Chesapeake, and Yellow Springs. Internationally, the Calidore captured top prizes at the 2012 ARD Munich International String Quartet Competition and the 2012 Hamburg International Chamber Music Competition. The quartet’s performances and interviews were broadcast on Bayerischer Rundfunk (Munich) and Norddeutscher Rundfunk (Hamburg) and the group was also featured on German national television as part of a documentary produced by ARD public broadcasting.