Natalie Haas is one of the most sought after cellists in Celtic music today. She and Scottish fiddler Alasdair Fraser have toured as a duo for 18 years, wowing audiences at festivals and concerts worldwide with their unique sound. She has appeared on over 50 albums, including those of Cape Breton fiddler Natalie MacMaster, Irish greats Altan, Solas, and Liz Carroll, and Americana icon Dirk Powell. Natalie has also toured with Mark O’Connor as a member of his Appalachia Waltz Trio. A graduate of the Juilliard School, Natalie is currently based in Boston, where she is an associate professor of cello at Berklee College of Music.
Montrealer Yann Falquet is one of the most creative acoustic guitarists in today’s Québécois music scene. Over the last fifteen years, he has recorded five albums and toured the world with French Canadian power trio Genticorum. He also toured for three years with the award-winning Canadian celtic/world group the McDades. Yann has explored many musical styles and holds a bachelor’s degree in jazz. Over the years, he has developed a unique personal guitar style for Québécois folk music, rhythmically powerful yet subtly complex.
In the last few years, this newlywed husband and wife team have been performing together as a duo. Don’t miss this exciting and rare opportunity to hear them live, performing a mix of Québécois traditional songs and new takes on folk music from throughout Western Europe.