The Calder Quartet (Benjamin Jacobson & Andrew Bulbrook, violin; Jonathan Moerschel, viola; Eric Byers, cello) is featured in the Los Angeles Times today. Click here to read the article.
At the 2006 International Festival of Arts & Ideas, the Calder Quartet (named after the great American visual artist Alexander Calder) payed homage to Shostakovich with a piece by Pulitzer Prize winning American composer Christopher Rouse - his String Quartet No. 2. The quartet also performed works by Beethoven and Shostakovich in Sprague Memorial Hall at Yale University as part of the Festival.