Artiste de renommée internationale, Suzie LeBlanc s’est taillé un profil unique. Sa carrière de soprano lui fait parcourir le monde en récital, à l’opéra et en musique de chambre. Elle joue également le rôle-titre dans le film Lost Song de Rodrigue Jean, récompensé au Festival International de Film de Toronto. De 1987 à 1999, elle habite en Europe et se produit sur les grandes scènes baroques avec des ensembles renommés. Elle rentre au Canada en 2000, incarne le rôle de Poppea à l’Opéra de Montréal sous la direction de Yannick Nézet-Séguin et enregistre avec celui-ci des lieder de Mozart. Sa curiosité l’amène à élargir son répertoire avec de musique contemporaine et chants traditionnels de son Acadie natale. En 2011, elle produit l’album « I am in need of music » sur des poèmes de Elizabeth Bishop, qui reçoit le prix du meilleur album classique de l’East Coast Music Association en 2014. Récipiendaire de l’Ordre du Canada en 2015 et du prix Éloize pour l’artiste de l’année s’étant le plus illustré à l’extérieur de l’Acadie (2020), Suzie est maintenant la directrice artistique et générale de Early Music Vancouver depuis 2021, où elle explore avec joie la côte ouest du Canada.
During the final session of her undergraduate degree in violin performance at McGill University, Marie Nadeau- Tremblay decided to try her hand at the Baroque. She joined the university’s Baroque orchestra and fell head over heels in love! Transported by the beauty of this music— and finding resonance with its mode of expression— she decided to plunge headfirst into the Baroque world. After obtaining a Licentiate Degree, she pursued further studies under the tutelage of Hank Knox, Lena Weman, and Olivier Brault, receiving a Master’s Degree in Early Music Performance. After being awarded numerous prizes and scholarships at McGill — including the prestigious Mary McLaughlin prize, which she won four years in a row — Marie Nadeau-Tremblay received an Early Music America grant in 2017. More recently, in 2019, she swept the honor roll of the Concours de musique ancienne Mathieu Duguay with an unprecedented four awards: First Prize, the People’s Choice Award, the Festival Montréal Baroque Prize, and the Été musical de Barachois Prize. Named “Révélation Classique Radio Canada 2021-2022”, Marie is also awarded the Choquette Symcox prize by the Jeunesses Musicales du Canada this year. Her album La Peste (2020) was named one of the 20 best classical albums of 2020 by the CBC and was nominated for a Juno Award. Her first solo album, Préludes et Solitudes, was released in October 2021.
Born in Québec in 1988, Vincent Lauzer began studying the recorder when he was four, and he was featured on Canadian television in 1996 on Angèle Dubeau’s program, Faire vos Ranges. Lauzer attended McGill University, where he studied with Matthias Maute, and in 2011 he earned his Master’s degree. The winner of several competitions, Lauzer was the recipient of the Fernand Lindsay Career Grant, which helped him launch an international career. In 2013, he signed with and released Passaggi with harpsichordist Mark Edwards, which he followed with two albums of recorder works by . Lauzer is a member of the recorder quartet, Flûte Alors!, and he performs with the Québécois group, La Cigale. Lauzer has also performed with , the Montreal Baroque Band, , Les Idées heureuses, and Les Songes.
After studies at the University of Laval, Canadian lutenist Sylvain Bergeron was educated at the University of Laval. He received further instruction from and Eugen B. Dombois. In 1984, he was a finalist in the First International Lute Competition in Toronto. While he also performed as a member of the Ensemble Anonymous (from 1980 to 1990), he was a finalist at the first International Lute Competition, held in Toronto in 1984. He serves as music director and one of three artistic directors of , an ensemble he and other musicians formed in 1991. He has also acted as music director for various recording projects, including Perceval, Montségur, Le Jardin des délices, Musiques pour Jeanne la Folle, and Chansons et poésies amoureuses du Moyen-Age et de la Renaissance. Numerous period-instrument orchestras, including Les Violons du Roy, , L’Ensemble Arion, , and the New York Collegium, have sought his skills on both lute and theorbo. He has performed in recital with gambist and has collaborated with singers such as Agnès Mello and Jennifer Lane. His recordings can be found on Dorian, Atma, Analekta, PGM, SRC, and UMUS labels.