Canada

Peter Lekx

Peter Lekx Viola Canada Peter Lekx (Montreal, QC) performs across Canada and the US on Baroque violin and viola. He has been praised for his “moving and sensitively played” performances (Boston Musical Intelligencer), with “dazzling” violin playing full of “wit, elegance and verve” (Cleveland Classical). Mr. Lekx was the founding Artistic Director of Burning River …

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Studio de musique ancienne de Montréal

Studio de musique ancienne de Montréal Choir and Soloists Canada Praised for its “rich-textured, vibrant sound” and “hypnotic beauty”, the Studio de musique ancienne de Montréal (SMAM) has established a reputation as Canada’s finest early music vocal ensemble. Directed by Andrew McAnerney since 2015, SMAM offers a ten concert season in Montreal and regularly tours …

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Sophie Naubert

Sophie Naubert Soprano Canada sophienaubert.com Sophie Naubert is a young soprano noted for her “extraordinary vocal maturity coupled with exceptional acting skills” (Louis Bilodeau, L’Opéra). At the age of 23, she made her debut as a soloist with the Orchestre Métropolitain under the direction of Yannick Nézet-Séguin, with the Cottbus Philharmonic Orchestra at the Konzerthaus …

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Susan Elizabeth Brown

Susan Elizabeth Brown Soprano Canada susanelizabethbrownsoprano.com Susan Elizabeth Brown has appeared in opera and concert throughout Canada with various ensembles, recently including Primera Sola Niña (Ainadamar, Golijov) and covering Erste Dame (Die Zauberflöte, Mozart) with Opéra de Montréal, and Donna Anna (Don Giovanni, Mozart) and Lucia (Lucia di Lammermoor, Donizetti) with Festival d’opéra de Québec …

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Haitham Haidar

Haitham Haidar Tenor Canada haithamhaidar.com Haitham Haidar is a Lebanese-Palestinian Canadian tenor based in Montreal. He is a proud graduate of Yale’s Institute of Sacred Music, McGill’s Schulich School of Music, and the University of British Columbia. Praised for his ‘ductile,’ ‘bright,’ and ‘robust’ tenor, Haitham enjoys performing oratorio, opera, and chamber music across North …

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Sylvain Bergeron

Sylvain Bergeron Lute Canada Described as “a supremely refined, elegant, cerebral musician” (Ottawa Citizen), Sylvain Bergeron is a master of the lute and plucked strings family of instruments including theorbo, archlute and baroque guitar. He is in high demand on the North American music scene as a soloist and continuo player. Wholenote Magazine declared, “Sylvain …

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Matthew Jennejohn

Matthew Jennejohn Oboe Canada Matthew Jennejohn leads a very active career as a soloist, orchestral and chamber musician on the baroque oboe and cornetto, performing and recording with many of the leading early music ensembles in North America including Ensemble Arion, La Nef, Les Idées Heureuses, Tafelmusik, La Bande Montréal Baroque, Les Boréades, Les Voix …

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Marie-Nadeau-Tremblay

Marie-Nadeau-Tremblay Violinist Canada During the final session of her undergraduate degree in violin performance at McGill University, Marie NadeauTremblay 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— …

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Mélanie de Bonville

Mélanie de Bonville Violin Canada After obtaining a Bachelor of Music degree in violin performance at Université Laval in Quebec City, Mélanie de Bonville pursued baroque violin studies with Chantal Rémillard at Université de Montréal, completing her Master of Music degree in 2004. She has participated in workshops and master classes with Toronto’s Tafelmusik Baroque …

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Simon Poirier

Simon Poirier Horn Canada Originally from Montreal, Simon first completed his studies with Louis-Philippe Marsolais and Nadia Côté at the Montreal music Conservatory. Simon went on to obtain his master degree in early music performance at the Amsterdam Conservatory, under Teunis van der Zwart, in the spring of 2019. Some months later, he won the …

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