Susie Napper, Viola da gamba

As Tobias Hume wrote in 1605: Now to use a modest shortness, and a brief expression of my self to all noble spirits, I was named Femme de Merite, Montreal, 2011 and Personality of the year, Prix Opus 2002!

Join us in the intimacy of Louis XIV’s private chamber music.

CONSORT OF VIOLS

In 2021 Les Voix humaines (Susie Napper and Mélisande Corriveau and Felix Deak) was joined by Jessy Dubé to take a refreshing look at the huge repertoire for multiple viols.

Our unique, controversial ideas offer a new profile to consort playing in which rhythmic freedom and ornamentation play an integral role. Our 2017 recording of Dowland’s Lachrimae is an example of our novel way of approaching a piece considered untouchable canon amongst viol players!

Poetic treasures sung sublimely by Charles Daniels, tenor, with viols and lute.