Born in Quebec City, Sylvain Bergeron has perfected his expertise on the instruments of the lute family through numerous stays in the United States and Europe with, among other teachers, Paul O’Dette and Eugène Dombois. In 1984 he was a finalist at Toronto’s First International Lute Competition.

Wieland Kuijken was born in 1938 in Dilbeek, near Brussels, to a family with longstanding musical interests on both the maternal and paternal sides. He was 14 years old when his family moved to Bruges, a city known for its rich cultural life.
Jay Bernfeld is increasingly admired as a performer of great expressivity on the viola da gamba. He is widely acclaimed as a soloist and continuo player, and for his performances of ornamental and improvisatory styles.

Kate Van Orden studied modern bassoon at Sweelinck Conservatorium in Amsterdam and baroque bassoon at the Koninklijk Conservatorium in The Hague.

Réjean Poirier a effectué ses études musicales aux conservatoires de Montréal et de Toulouse auprès de maîtres tels Bernard Lagacé, Kenneth Gilbert et Xavier Darasse.

A versatile artist, Marie-Laurence Primeau leads an active career in early music on both recorder and viola da gamba. She performs with ensembles such as Flûte Alors!, Les Boréades de Montréal, Le Consort des Voix Humaines, La Cigale, Les Idées Heureuses, Les Voix Baroques and the Toronto Masque Theatre.

Rafik Samman completed a Master’s degree in musicology (Medieval music) at the Université de Montréal.

As a harpsichord virtuoso, conductor and founder of Capriccio Stravagante, Skip Sempé is at the forefront of personalities who are now devoted to Renaissance music and baroque music.

Stephen Stubbs, born 1951 in Seattle, has been engaged in music-making since early childhood.
The beauty of his voice will stop you in your tracks” Gramophone, UK “Vastly refined singing… a voice of purity, clarity and surprising power.” The New York Times, USA