Folias Flute and Guitar Duo comes to Maturango Museum

Folias Flute and Guitar Duo comes to Maturango MuseumThe Maturango Museum will continue its annual concert series by hosting the Folias Flute and Guitar Duo Friday, June 30, at 7 p.m. in the Coso Gallery.

The duo will perform music from their 2017 album “Dreaming to Live,” which features original compositions and arrangements by flutist Carmen Maret and guitarist Andrew Bergeron.

The album highlights the duo’s passion for tango, classical music and Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla. Their albums will be available for purchase at the concert.

Bergeron and Carmen, known as the Folias Duo. are performers, composers, educators and entrepreneurs from Grand Rapids, Mich. Fifteen years of collaboration has taken this nomadic husband and wife duo to stages throughout the United States and around the globe.

“They have a fearless approach to developing new original compositions for flute and guitar, an expertise for arrangements of Argentine tango and a passion for South American folk,” said a spokesperson.

Their concerts showcase the duo’s versatility as composers, arrangers and performers as well as their prowess for self-management.

“Please join us for this outstanding concert!” invited the spokesperson.

Seats are abundant, but it is still best to purchase tickets early in the museum store or online at www.maturango.org.

The ticket price is $15 for general admission and $5 for children 12 years old and younger.

Pictured: Carmen Maret and Andrew Bergeron

Story First Published: 2017-06-23