Check out our appearance on Channel 8 Wood TV where we talked with news anchor Tom Hillen and conductor Thomas Pike about how to explore classical music in a new way for the Vintage Parlor Orchestra Concert with Folias Duo. Watch the full segment here.
On February 9 and 10, we had the unique opportunity to perform two sold-out concerts with the Vintage Parlor Orchestra (VPO), conducted by Thomas Pike. This enriching experience excited us about future collaborations. The journey of learning to play our arrangement of Bach’s Double Violin BWV 1043 Concerto for concerts with the Vintage Parlor Orchestra […]
Exciting News! Our 2023 album, Heartdance, has reached the #5 spot on the Top 20 Ambient Albums chart on textura.org! We are incredibly grateful for the love and support from each and every one of you. This journey has been truly amazing, and we are thrilled to share this important milestone with all of you. While […]
This autumn, we embarked on a musical journey at Speciation, combining tradition and innovation. We worked with homemade electronic backing tracks and blended them with our original compositions. We created a unique experience that impacted us as musicians and composers, and deeply resonated with our audience. The project began with an adventurous leap into the […]
Welcome to our blog post covering the exciting journey of the Folias Duo Heartdance Tour West! Over a period of 35 days, we traveled a total distance of 9,970 miles, playing concerts in intimate venues and exploring the beautiful landscapes of Nevada, California, Oregon, and Idaho. Here are the highlights of this incredible musical adventure. […]
Dear music enthusiasts and fellow adventurers, Carmen Maret and Andrew Bergeron here, and we are thrilled to invite you to our musical odyssey this summer with the Heartdance tour. We just released a new record called Heartdance and can’t wait to share our passion for pushing boundaries and exploring the vast landscapes of music. Fusing […]
Folias Duo Celebrates 20 Years Heartdance Due Out May 5 via Folias Music Folias Music is pleased to announce the 2023 release of Heartdance, a celebration of the twenty-year artistic and life partnership of flutist Carmen Maret and guitarist Andrew Bergeron, the Michigan-based performer-composer collaboration known as Folias Duo. Asked to explain the album’s title, […]
We’re grateful for summer chamber music concerts in Michigan. This July we were invited to play four concerts for the Saugatuck Chamber Music Festival. Curated by mutual colleagues and power couple Jenny Walvoord and Andrew Le, we had a fantastic time playing for their series. We played two evening concerts for the subscription series, an […]