“deep reserves of virtuosity and irrepressible dramatic instinct.”

new york times

“The players have clearly thought long and hard about these masterpieces of the string quartet repertoire, and they have produced performances that can stand comparison with the best.”

BBC Music Magazine

“Approaching [...] the kind of sublimity other quartets spend a lifetime searching.”

– los angeles times

“This is an ensemble as capable of whipping up storms as enchanting us with breathless moments of utter magic.”

the scotsman

After over a decade of performances and residencies in the world’s most esteemed venues and festivals, the release of numerous critically acclaimed recordings and lauded with significant awards, the Calidore String Quartet is recognized as one of the world’s foremost interpreters of a vast repertory; from the cycles of quartets by Beethoven and Mendelssohn to works of celebrated contemporary voices like Grygory Kurtag, Jörg Widmann and Caroline Shaw.


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June 25-26, 2023

Eine Kleine Summer Music, Victoria

Victoria, BC

Sun, June 25th
BEETHOVEN String Quartet No. 7 in F major, Op. 59
SCHUMANN Piano Quintet Mon

Mon, Jun 26th
BEETHOVEN String Quartet No. 15 in A minor, Op. 132
SCHUMANN Piano Quintet

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June 29, 2023

Ravinia Festival

Martin Theatre
Highland Park, IL

BEETHOVEN op. 18 no. 6

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Appalachian State University

Appalachian State University

Boone, North Carolina
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latest album

BEETHOVEN: The Late Quartets

Already accumulating great acclaim, the Calidore String Quartet has released its first installment of the complete Beethoven String Quartets. This release of the Late Quartets represents a deep exploration into the composer's emotional complexity and ever relevant humanistic perspective. On this album are quartets Op. 127, 130, 131, 132, 133 Grosse Fuge, and 135.

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