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Rockport Music presents Xavier Foley, double bass
Seeded by rockportmusic on 20 Mar 2021
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Author: Rockport Music
In this virtual concert, Rockport Music's Concert View presents the dynamic and thrilling bassist Xavier Foley performing Bach’s Cello Suite No. 1, as well as a series of original works. He is joined in this performance by pianist Kelly Lin. Winner of the 2016 Young Concert Artists Competition and the 2014 Sphinx Competition, Foley was hailed by The Philadelphia Inquirer as “… a standout player….a musician who hears borders between styles as limitation best ignored. He has appeared as soloist with the Sphinx and Atlanta symphony orchestras, Philadelphia Orchestra, and the Nashville Symphony, and made his Carnegie Hall solo debut with the Sphinx Virtuosi, with which he was a 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 incorporate all styles of music into his work, whether it be cultural, national, or folk musi