Dazzling Double Bass
First concert of the Clarion Concerts Leaf Peeper 2019 Season, featuring double bass player Xavier Foley who will perform a new work commissioned by Clarion Concerts / Leaf Peepers as well as other exciting works.
The program will include:
Arpeggione Sonata in A Minor, D. 821 - SCHUBERT
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")
Always on the Move for Double Bass and Piano*, XAVIER FOLEY
*World premiere, commissioned by Clarion Concerts in Columbia County.
Intermezzo & Tarantella, Op. 9 - GLIERE
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.
Hudson Hall (View)
327 Warren Street
Hudson, NY 12534
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|