Winner of a 2018 Avery Fisher Career Grant, a Paiko Foundation Fellowship, and First Prizes at Astral’s 2014 National Auditions, Sphinx’s 2014 Competition, and the 2011 International Society of Bassists Competition. Xavier Foley is known for communicating his virtuosity and passion for music on the double bass, which is rarely presented as a solo instrument.
Cello Suite No. 5 in C minor, BWV 1011 (transposed for solo double bass)
Always on the Move for Double Bass and Piano
Cello Sonata No. 1 in B-flat Major, RV47 (transposed to G major for double bass and piano)
Etude No. 11 “The Singer”