SANTA BARBARA INDEPENDENT - Calder Quartet Comes to Hahn Hall

Beyond the bold athleticism of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Co. performance last October, there was one additional wonder that night — the fact that the soundtrack was no soundtrack at all. The evening’s live string players included the Los Angeles–based Calder Quartet, four men who bonded during their time at USC and 15 years hence have charted an impressive and adventurous résumé. By all indications, Calder appears to be the representative quartet for the 21st century; they’re young, flexible, open-minded, deeply dedicated to the tradition, and irresistibly drawn to the new...Download PDF | Full Article