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Xavier Foley, double bass; Eunice Kim, violin; Sejoon Park, piano

Friday, January 25, 2019 - 7:30 PM (Add to calendar)

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall
427 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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This concert is part of the Social Series. Click here to learn more about the free tasting paired with this concert.

“The double-bass world could use Xavier Foley. He is not only a standout player but also has the bright spark of a composer” (Philadelphia Inquirer). Foley’s PCMS recital debut offers a wide-ranging program of well-known works alongside one of his own compositions, augmented by violinist Eunice Kim and the “gorgeously clear but rounded sound” (Philadelphia Inquirer) of fellow Astral artist Sejoon Park.

Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C Major from The Well-Tempered Clavier — Book I, BWV 846 [Arr.]
Mozart: Violin Sonata in E Minor, K. 304 [Arr.]
Schubert: Sonata in A Minor, D. 821, Arpeggione
FoleyThe Spirit of the Ice Bear, for Violin and Double Bass [Phila. Premiere]
BottesiniGran Duo Concertante


Visit the Society's blog to read our interview with Xavier Foley.

Xavier Foley, double bass

Xavier Foley, bassist, was First Prize winner of the 2014 Sphinx Competition, the Young Concert Artists Auditions 2016, and a winner of the Astral Artists National Auditions 2014. As such, he has appeared as soloist with the Sphinx and Atlanta symphony orchestras, Philadelphia Orchestra, and the Nashville Symphony. He made his Carnegie Hall solo debut with the.

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Sejoon Park, piano

Pianist Sejoon Park was born to cellist parents in Seoul, Korea, and at the age of ten made his orchestral debut with Korea’s Busan Philharmonic Orchestra. He moved to the U.S. shortly thereafter, and was featured in Washingtonian Magazine for a performance which was named one of the “Best of 2004” and was broadcast on.

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American Philosophical Society

Address: Benjamin Franklin Hall
427 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

  Benjamin Franklin Hall is a 375 seat auditorium offering plaza level and balcony seating.  All concerts at this venue are general admission seating.  Doors open 30 minutes prior to the performance. There are many historic elements to the building.  Designed in the Italianate style, it features a visually striking white marble façade and an impressive collection of…more info