The Calidore String Quartet has received an Avery Fisher Career Grant (2018), a Lincoln Center Emerging Artist Award (2017), the Grand Prize at the Inaugural M-Prize International Chamber Music Competition (2016), a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship (2016) and top prizes at virtually every major American chamber music competition, including Fischoff, Coleman, Chesapeake and Yellow Springs, as well as the 2012 ARD Munich International String Quartet Competition and Hamburg International Chamber Music Competition.

Calidore String Quartet

The Quartet regularly performs throughout North America, Europe and Asia at venues such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Wigmore Hall, Berlin Konzerthaus, Seoul’s Kumho Arts Hall and many festivals including Verbier, Ravinia, Mostly Mozart, Music@Menlo, Rheingau, East Neuk and Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

Highlights of their 2017- 2018 season include debuts at the Kennedy Center and in Boston, Philadelphia, Paris, Brussels, Cologne and Barcelona, plus collaborations with the Emerson Quartet, David Finckel and Wu Han, Alessio Bax and violist Roberto Diaz. Other chamber music partners have included such luminaries as Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Joshua Bell, Paul Watkins, David Shifrin and Quatuor Ebène, and their performances have been broadcast on National Public Radio, BBC, Canadian and Korean Broadcasting Corporations, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Norddeutscher Rundfunk and German national television as part of a documentary produced by ARD public broadcasting.

The Quartet’s recordings include Russian Reflections – a live concert of quartets by Tchaikovsky and Mendelssohn at the 2016 Music@Menlo Festival; Serenade music from the Great War (Hindemith, Milhaud, Stravinsky, Jacques de la Presle and Ernst Toch) on the Editions Hortus label; and, Haydn and Mendelssohn.

Stay Thirsty Magazine is very pleased to present this remarkable group of musicians presenting an overview of their latest album entitled Resilience. It is their debut recording with Signum Classics.

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