Classical IPR in Concert: Laureates of the Sphinx Competition

May 8, 2020

Clockwise from top left: Gabriel Cabezas, Elena Urioste, Tom Poster, Xavier Foley

The Sphinx Competition is an annual concerto competition for young American string players of color. The winners of the Sphinx Competition often go on to remarkable careers.

Recently, three Sphinx Laureates gave a recital at the Great Lakes Center for the Arts in Bay Harbor. Violinist Elena Urioste, cellist Gabriel Cabezas and double bassist Xavier Foley performed with pianist  Tom Poster.

The recital program and artist bios are listed below. Click each image for a larger view.

Listen to this recital Friday at 8 p.m. or Sunday at noon on Classical IPR. The program can also be heard by streaming on demand below.

The performance was supported in part by the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation.