Katonah, NY – (November 5, 2014) – On Saturday, November 16 at 8:00 pm, the Calidore String Quartet, Caramoor’s 2014-2015 Ernst Stiefel String Quartet-in-Rresidence, will perform three popular quartets from Haydn, Hindemith and Beethoven. The quartet is composed of violinists Jeffery Myers and Ryan Meehan, violist Jeremy Berry, and cellist Estelle Choi. This performance will take place in the Music Room of the Rosen House.
Concert tickets for The Calidore Quartet are $15, $25, and $35. Tickets are currently on sale and may be purchased at the Caramoor Box Office, 914.232.1252 or ordered online at www.caramoor.org.
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Calidore String Quartet
Jeffrey Myers (violin), Ryan Meehan (violin), Jeremy Berry (viola), and Estelle Choi (cello)
Saturday, November 16 at 8:00 pm
Haydn Quartet in D, Op. 20, No. 4
Hindemith Quartet No. 4, Op. 22
Beethoven Quartet in e, Op. 59, No. 2
About the Calidore String QuartetDescribed as “four highly intelligent, deeply sensitive virtuosos” (Strings Magazine) the Calidore String Quartet has established itself an international reputation for its informed, polished and captivating performances. Formed at the Colburn Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles in 2010, The Calidore has already made debuts in such prestigious festivals as Verbier, Ravinia and the Schneider Concert Series (NYC) and is a featured “Young Artist-in-Residence” on American Public Media’s “Performance Today”.
Most recently, the Calidore String Quartet was appointed as “Quartet-in-Residence” at Stony Brook University for the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 academic years, a position that includes performances, outreach and collaboration and mentorship from the Emerson String Quartet and David Finckel.
In addition to their residency at Stony Brook, highlights of the 2014-2015 season include performances at Wigmore Hall, Lincoln Center, the Phillips Collection, Shriver Hall, the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, and a residency at Caramoor.
About the Ernst Stiefel Quartet-in-Residence program at Caramoor
One extremely promising string quartet is chosen each year to complete a year-long residency at Caramoor. The quartet-in-residence lends their time and talents to Caramoor’s Student Strings program in the secondary schools with a classroom-based program of concerts, conversations, and performance clinics. The Ernst Stiefel Quartet-in-Residence performs at Caramoor throughout their residency, enabling the public to experience these exciting, young players in an intimate setting. The Calidore Quartet is the 15th Ernst Stiefel Quartet-in-Residence at Caramoor. They will be visiting schools in the fall and spring and performing concerts at Caramoor in the fall, spring, and summer.
Caramoor is a performing arts center located on a unique 90-acre setting of Mediterranean Revival architecture and gardens in Westchester County, NY. It enriches the lives of its audiences through innovative and diverse musical performances of the highest quality. Its mission also includes mentoring young professional musicians and providing educational programs for young children centered around music. Audiences are invited to come early to explore the beautiful grounds, tour the historic Rosen House, and discover beautiful music in the relaxed settings of the Venetian Theater, Spanish Courtyard, Music Room of the Rosen House, and the magnificent gardens. Caramoor’s gardens, also used for concerts, are also well worth the visit and include nine unique perennial gardens. Among them are a Sense Circle for the visually handicapped, the Sunken Garden, a Butterfly Garden, the Tapestry Hedge, and the Iris and Peony Garden.
To learn more, visit caramoor.org.
GETTING TO CARAMOOR:
By car from the West Side of Manhattan and New Jersey, take the Saw Mill River Parkway north to Katonah. Exit at Route 35/Cross River. Turn right and, at the first traffic light, make a right turn onto Route 22 south. Travel 1.9 miles to the junction of Girdle Ridge Road. Follow the signs to Caramoor. (For detailed directions call 914.232.5035 and press 2, or online at www.caramoor.org). Parking at Caramoor is free.
By train, take the Harlem Division of the Metro-North Railroad to Katonah, New York. Taxi service from the station to Caramoor (5 minutes away) is available.
Performances are made possible, in part, by ArtsWestchester with funds from Westchester County Government.
Performances are made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.
Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts is located at 149 Girdle Ridge RD, Katonah, NY
ALL PROGRAMS AND ARTISTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
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