March 2, 2023

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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October 23, 2020


A compilation of quartets by Schumann, Shostakovich and Caroline Shaw from the acclaimed American string quartet, Calidore String Quartet, exploring the visceral forms of expression that exist at the intersection of music and language

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January 7, 2019

Music@Menlo Live, Creative Capitals

Music@Menlo has announced the release of the LIVE 2018 recordings—Creative Capitals. A collection of live recordings highlighting performances from the 2018 Music@Menlo summer festival season, the sixteenth edition of Music@Menlo LIVE is available both online and in an eight-CD box set.

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October 12, 2018


String Quartets by Prokofiev, Janáček, Golijov and Mendelssohn Debut Recording With Signum Records Released Worldwide

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December 12, 2016

Russian Reflections

The title of Music@Menlo’s 2016 festival season, Russian Reflections, captures a variety of perspectives on this season’s programming—including the ways in which Russian history is vividly reflected in its music, the parallels between Russian musical works and their Western European counterparts, and the compelling theme of self-reflection in Russian music, art, and literature.

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November 4, 2016

The BBC Sessions

As BBC New Generation Artists from 2016-2018 we will produce many recordings for the BBC which will be aired internationally on BBC Radio 3 broadcasting. In addition, the BBC presents and records the Calidore in many of the major venues and festivals in the UK including a return to Wigmore Hall and a debut on the BBC Proms! We are also afforded the opportunity to record and perform with other New Generation Artists. It is an honor to join their roster that has also recognized many of our friends and mentors including the Quatuor Ebene, the Belcea Quartet, and the Danish String Quartet.

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July 1, 2016


It was upon a young, as yet inexperienced composer, Jacques de la Presle, that the task would fall, on the front where he was holed up in a tunnel beneath the bombing, to demonstrate that music is more potent than death all around, ennui and hopelessness. On the side of the Tripe Alliance forces, the Austrian Ernst Toch as well took refuge in music to show forth his will to survive.

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March 25, 2015

Haydn and Mendelssohn

Haydn begins the "Emperor" Quartet with four distinct fragments. Each fragment has a completely new character and emotion from the one before it. Yet when linked together these fragments form a coherent introduction that elegantly combines optimism and wit.

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