Sphinx Virtuosi
Xavier Foley, double bass

Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 7:30 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street Learn More

This concert is part of the Kardon Series. You can subscribe to this series, Build Your Own subscription, or purchase a Season Pass. Individual tickets go on sale August 1.

About This Performance

This concert is supported in part by Vivian and Mark Greenberg, in honor of Ann Hobson Pilot

Comprising 18 of the nation’s top Black and Latinx classical soloists, the Sphinx Virtuosi present a program inspired by present day events and the vibrant gifts of the past that we cherish today. Sharing in the poignant division among our communities while seeking the light and hope that come from empathy, listening, remembrance, and visioning, the Virtuosi strive to bring joy, discovery, and hope to audiences through this program of music by generations of Black and Latinx composers.

Farias: New Work**
Perry: Prelude*
Álvarez: Metro Chabacano
Casarrubios: Herencia**
Abels: Global Warming
Foley: Concertante for Two Double Bass Soloists with String Orchestra**
Perkinson: Sinfonietta No. 2, “Generations”

*arranged for Sphinx Virtuosi
**new work for Sphinx Virtuosi

The Artist(s)

Sphinx Virtuosi
Sphinx Virtuosi
The Sphinx Virtuosi is a dynamic and inspiring professional self-conducted chamber orchestra and serves as the flagship performing entity of the Sphinx Organization – the leading social justice non-profit dedicated to transforming lives through the power of diversity in the arts. Comprised of eighteen accomplished Black and Latinx artists, a critical aim of the Sphinx Virtuosi is to evolve and transform the face of classical music through artistic excellence,… Read More


Sphinx Virtuosi | Foley: Ev'ry Voice
Sphinx Virtuosi | From the Stage