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Duo Turgeon Presents an Evening of Two-Piano Music

                BOCA RATON (January 13, 2010) – The department of music in the School of the Arts in Florida Atlantic University’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters presents the world renowned Duo Turgeon in concert on Saturday, January 23 at  7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre on FAU’s Boca Raton campus, 777 Glades Road.  Concert-goers will enjoy an evening of classics and contemporary music for two pianos, including works by Aaron Copland, Muzio Clementi, Amy Beach, Michael Baker, J.S. Bach, Max Reger, Victor Babin and Carlos Surinach.

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at www.fauevents.com, by calling 1-800-564-9539 or at the door two hours prior to the performance.

            Duo Turgeon is made up of the husband and wife team of Anne-Louise and Edward Turgeon. Born in Montreal and Toronto, respectively, the team has been playing together since 1988. They have given hundreds of performances, including a European debut at the Concertgebouw of Amsterdam and a New York debut at Weill Recital Hall, to name a few.

            “The American Record Guide” says that “this husband and wife team play with hypnotic intensity” and “La Scena Musicale” noted that “Duo Turgeon are on the path of the greats, included among four or five world class piano duos.”

            For more information about the concert, call 561-297-3820, and for more information about Duo Turgeon, visit www.duoturgeon.com.

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