Thomas Mesa (cello) * ^
Rubén Rengel (violin) **
Xavier Foley (bass) **
Rainel Joubert (violin) ^
Melissa White (violin) ^
Celia Hatton (viola) ^
Piazzolla Fuga y misterio
Dvořák Finale from String Quartet No. 12 in F major, Op. 96, “American”
Andrea Casarrubios SEVEN for solo cello *
Xavier Foley For Justice and Peace **
Michael Abels Delights & Dances ^
The Sphinx Virtuosi is one of the United States’ most dynamic professional chamber orchestras. Comprised of 18 of the nation’s top Black and Latinx classical soloists, primarily alumni of the internationally renowned Sphinx Competition, these artists come together as cultural ambassadors to reach new audiences. As one of the featured guest artists at the Menuhin Competition Richmond 2021, this concert showcases their mission of advancing diversity in classical music by presenting varied programs of works by composers of color alongside well-known masterpieces.
This concert will be streamed at 2021.menuhincompetition.org and on the Menuhin Competition YouTube channel.
Sponsored by Mr. Robert F. Smith