Dazzling Double Bass
Place & Time
Hudson Hall
327 Warren St.
Hudson NY 12534 USA
September 15, 2019
3:00 PM

Arpeggione Sonata in A Minor, D. 821   - SCHUBERT
Allegro moderato
Adagio in E major
Allegretto in A major

Violin Sonata in E Minor, K. 304/300c - MOZART (ARR. XAVIER FOLEY)
Tempo di menuetto 

Irish Fantasy for solo double bass  - XAVIER FOLEY
(based on a folk song called "The Clergymans Lamentation") 

[Commission]   XAVIER FOLEY  


Intermezzo & Tarantella, Op. 9  - GLIERE 




Additional Information

Xavier Foley, bassist, was First Prize winner of the 2014 Sphinx Competition, the Young Concert Artists Auditions 2016, and a winner of the Astral Artists National Auditions 2014. As such, he has appeared as soloist with the Sphinx and Atlanta Symphony Orchestras, Philadelphia Orchestra, and the Nashville Symphony. He made his Carnegie Hall solo debut with the Sphinx Virtuosi, with which he was also soloist on East and West coast tours. 

Also a composer, he is a 2016 graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied both composition and performance with Edgar Meyer and Hal Robinson. Xavier Foley strives to become a world artist on the double bass as he continues to incorporate all styles of music, whether it be cultural, national, or folk music.

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