Kanoko Miyazaki (harpsichord) studied harpsichord with Masaaki Suzuki at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music. From 2008 to 2011 she continued to study harpsichord with Ketil Haugsand and chamber music with Konrad Junghänel at Hochschule für Musik und Tanz in Cologne. Kanoko has participated in international courses and masterclasses in Norway and Portugal and is giving concerts in Japan, Taiwan and Europe. Kanoko is currently doing doctoral research in performance paractice of south German 17th century keyboard music. See Kanoko’s homepage.
Rebecca Lefèvre (viola da gamba) grew up in Sweden where, from an early age, she played the piano and the cello. In 2004, her interest in early music and history inspired her to begin studying the viola da gamba with Keren Bruce in Stockholm. From 2006, she studied the viola da gamba with Philippe Pierlot at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels where, in 2011, she obtained her Master's diploma, with distinction. During her studies, Rebecca had the privilege of having private lessons with Wieland Kuijken.
Rebecca plays regularly with several chamber music ensembles such as LinGon, Amaranthus, Lux Beata and Duo Chelys. Additionally, she is playing with orchestras such as Trondheim Barokk and Le Concert d'Anvers, and has performed with conductors such as Sigiswald Kuijken, Philippe Pierlot and Wim Becu. She has participated in CD recordings and concerts in Europe and Japan.
Rebecca is currently studying the lute with Sofie vanden Eynde. See Rebecca's homepage.
Madoka Nakamaru (violin) obtained her master's degree for violin at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music 2005. Her interest for early music led her to Belgium and in 2006, she was awarded a scholarship to study baroque violin with Sigiswald Kuijken and Sara Kuijken at Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussels. After a master's diploma in 2009 Madoka continued to study with Mira Glodeanu and Benoit Douchy. Madoka performs and records with various early music ensembles, for example Bach Collegium Japan, Les Muffatti, Il Gardelino and Les Agréments. She is also a member of several chamber music groups such as Silva Rerum, Hildebrandt consort, More Maiorum, Vendetta and LinGon.
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Victoria Liedbergius (soprano) studied classical singing at Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel with Beatrijs de Vos and Dinah Bryant, and early music with prof. Kai Wessel at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln. Victoria has performed both as a chorister and soloist in several ensembles, for example LinGon, Overo Trombone, Les Demoiselles de Liège, Calliophon, Collegium Vocale Gent. She has worked under the leadership of conductors like Philippe Pierlot, Jérôme Lejeune, Philippe Herreweghe, Peter Dijkstra and Tõnu Kaljuste. Presently she lives in Oslo working as a freelance singer and as a consultant for the Oslo Music Council.