VC YOUNG ARTIST | Bassist Xavier Foley, 23 – 2018 Avery Fisher Career Grant Recipient

23-year-old American double bassist Xavier Foley is quickly building an international reputation as an emerging young concert artist of outstanding potential

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Xavier Foley

23-year-old American double bassist Xavier Foley is quickly building an international reputation as an emerging young concert artist of outstanding potential.

A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied with Edgar Meyer and Hal Robinson, Xavier is a former 1st prize winner at the Young Concert Artists International Auditions, Astral National Auditions and the Sphinx Competition – and he was the recent recipient of a prestigious 2018 Avery Fisher Career Grant.

His recent debuts include solo engagements with the Orchard Park Symphony, Atlanta Symphony, Nashville Symphony, Brevard Concert Orchestra, The Philadelphia Orchestra and the Sphinx Symphony Orchestra – and he will commence a three-year residency with The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center‘s CMS Two program in the upcoming season.

VC YOUNG ARTIST XAVIER FOLEY | BACH | CELLO SUITE NO. 1 IN G MAJOR | YOUNG CONCERT ARTISTS | 2018 NEW YORK DEBUT 

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST XAVIER FOLEY | ORIGINAL WORK | 落海鷗 (THE FALLING SEAGULL) | YOUNG CONCERT ARTISTS | 2018 NEW YORK DEBUT 

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST XAVIER FOLEY | ORIGINAL WORK | IRISH FANTASY | YOUNG CONCERT ARTISTS | 2018 NEW YORK DEBUT 

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST XAVIER FOLEY & KELLY YU-CHIEH LIN | JOHANNES MATTHIAS SPERGER | SONATA IN B MINOR | 1ST MVT | YOUNG CONCERT ARTISTS | 2018 NEW YORK DEBUT

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST XAVIER FOLEY & KELLY YU-CHIEH LIN | JOHANNES MATTHIAS SPERGER | SONATA IN B MINOR | 2ND MVT | YOUNG CONCERT ARTISTS | 2018 NEW YORK DEBUT

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST XAVIER FOLEY & KELLY YU-CHIEH LIN | JOHANNES MATTHIAS SPERGER | SONATA IN B MINOR | 3RD MVT | YOUNG CONCERT ARTISTS | 2018 NEW YORK DEBUT

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST XAVIER FOLEY & KELLY YU-CHIEH LIN | FRANCK | SONATA IN A MAJOR | 1ST MVT | YOUNG CONCERT ARTISTS | 2018 NEW YORK DEBUT

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST XAVIER FOLEY & KELLY YU-CHIEH LIN | FRANCK | SONATA IN A MAJOR | 2ND MVT | YOUNG CONCERT ARTISTS | 2018 NEW YORK DEBUT

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST XAVIER FOLEY & KELLY YU-CHIEH LIN | FRANCK | SONATA IN A MAJOR | 3RD MVT | YOUNG CONCERT ARTISTS | 2018 NEW YORK DEBUT

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST XAVIER FOLEY & KELLY YU-CHIEH LIN | FRANCK | SONATA IN A MAJOR | 4TH MVT | YOUNG CONCERT ARTISTS | 2018 NEW YORK DEBUT

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST XAVIER FOLEY & KELLY YU-CHIEH LIN | ORIGINAL WORK | THE “STAR” SONATA | 3RD MVT – SHARDS OF LIGHT | YOUNG CONCERT ARTISTS | 2018 NEW YORK DEBUT 

 

Name: Xavier Foley 
Double Bass: 2008 Rumano Solano
Bow: Carbow
Strings: D’Addario Helicore 
Accessories: Pops Rosin
Teachers: Edgar Meyer | Hal Robinson
Schools: Curtis Institute of Music 
Website: www.xavierfoley.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/xavierfoley

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