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Young Concert Artists: Xavier Foley, double bass

Wednesday, February 28, 2018  |  7:30pm

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"Xavier Foley is a standout player!"  (The Philadelphia Inquirer)

Program

J.S. BACH  -  Cello suite no. 1, BWV 1007
SPERGER  -  Sonata in B minor
FRANCK  -  Sonata in A major
X. FOLEY  -  Irish Fantasy
                      The Falling Seagull

Hailing from Marietta, Georgia, double bassist Xavier Foley has captivated audiences “with superbly executed performances… playing fluidly and passionately” (Splash Magazine). Mr. Foley has appeared as soloist with the Atlanta Symphony, Nashville Symphony, the Brevard Concert Orchestra in Florida, the Sphinx Symphony Orchestra and with the Sphinx Virtuosi at Carnegie Hall and recently debuted with Philadelphia Orchestra, as well as on tour around the United States.  As a winner of the Young Concert Artists International Auditions, he will make his New York and Washington, DC debuts as only the second double bassist in YCA’s history next season at Merkin Concert Hall, supported by The Sander Buchman Prize, and at the Kennedy Center. Mr. Foley captured First Prize at the 2014 Sphinx Competition and at the International Society of Bassists Competition in 2011. He was the winner of Astral’s 2014 National Auditions.

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