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MEDIA CONTACT: Polly Burks
561-297-2595, pburks@fau.edu

FAU Presents ‘The Demonic and the Divine’ Piano Duo Concert

BOCA RATON, FL (March 8, 2012) –Florida Atlantic University’s department of music in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters will present a concert with the world renowned Duo Turgeon titled "The Demonic and the Divine" on Saturday, March 24 at 7 p.m. in the University Theatre, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus.

Duo Turgeon are artists in residents at FAU who will present an evening of duo piano favorites including the South Florida premiere of Franz Liszt's Sonata in B minor in a recently discovered version for two pianos by Camille Saint-Saens.

Duo Turgeon have been named one of the top piano duos of our time. They have given hundreds of performances, including a European debut at the Concertgebouw of Amsterdam, and a New York debut at Weill Recital Hall. Duo Turgeon appear on seven compact discs and were featured in the PBS documentary, “Two Pianos – One Passion.”

The concert is sponsored in part by the Palm Beach County Cultural Council. Admission is free with a suggested donation of $10. For more information about concerts at FAU, call 561-297-3853.

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About Florida Atlantic University:
Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University serves more than 29,000 undergraduate and graduate students on seven campuses and sites. FAU’s world-class teaching and research faculty serves students through 10 colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of Education, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Graduate College, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. FAU is ranked as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. For more information, visit www.fau.edu.

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