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THROWBACK THURSDAY | Double Bassist Xavier Foley – 2014 Sphinx Competition 1st Prize [2014]

The then 19 year old double bass virtuoso, Xavier Foley's 1st prize winning performance in the Senior Final of the 2014 Sphinx Competition - in...

Italian Composer & Double Bassist Giovanni Bottesini Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Italian romantic composer, conductor and double bass virtuoso Giovanni Bottesini was born on this day in 1821 - 196 years ago. Dying in 1889, he was widely...

Prizes Awarded at 2017 Bottesini International Bass Competition

30 year old Belgian double bassist Wies de Boeve has been awarded 1st prize at the 2017 Bottesini International Double Bass Competition, in Crema,...