Rafael Núñez Velázquez – Violin and chamber music
Rafael Núñez Velázquez was born in Sevilla (Spain) in 1983. After completing his violin studies in the Conservatory Manuel Castillo with Alejandro Tuñón he moved to The Netherlands to study the baroque violin and viola with Antoinette Lohmann in the Hogeschool voor den Kunsten Utrecht. Later on he will follow Master studies with Mira Glodeanu in the Royal Conservatory of Brussels, where he currently lives. He has taken masterclasses with musicians such as Hiro Kurosaki, Stefano Montanari, Lucy van Dael or Sigiswald Kuijken.
He works with orchestras such as Florilegium Musicum, Collegium Ad Mosam, Les Agrémens, Les Muffatti; and with the chamber music groups Amaranthus and Vendetta.
Emmanuelle Weeger – Recorder and chamber music
Emmanuelle Weeger was initiated to the recorder by Claire Michon (The Witches Ensemble). After graduating from the conservatory of Poitiers in 2008, she joined the class of Heiko Ter Schegget in the Hogeschool voor den Kunsten in Utrecht and then the class of Frédéric de Roos, Laura Pok, Tomma Wessel and Nathalie Houtman in the Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles where she obtains her master degree. More widely throughout masterclasses, she took lessons with Sébastien Marcq, Marion Verbruggen, Kees Boeke, Gerd Lünenburger among others.
She is on stage with different ensembles of early music, such as Voce Humana (specialised in iberian renaissance music), The Lillibulero Trio or as a soloist next to Andreas Helm, Adrian Butterfield and Malcolm Proud. She also practice improvised and traditionnal music and performs with different ensembles of fusion music such as Stingo.
She currently teaches the recorder at the Académie de Musique de Watermael-Boisfort.
Rebecca Lefèvre – Viola da gamba and chamber music
Rebecca Lefèvre 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. She has also participated in master classes with Paolo Pandolfo, Jordi Savall and Vittorio Ghielmi.
Rebecca is a co-founder of the chamber music ensemble LinGon, with which she explores early baroque music. She plays regularly with several other chamber music ensembles such as Amaranthus, Lux Beata, BachPlus, Duo Chelys, and Ardalus. 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.
Nina Lakicevic – Harpsichord and chamber music
Nina begins her musical education with piano stud- ies, at the age of nine, in Belgrade, Serbia. After the high school graduation, she leaves for Italy and contin- ues her studies at the Con- servatory of Trieste where she earns her bachelor
degree in 2011. She follows numerous master classes of renowned pianists and pedagogues such as Arbo Valdma, Igor Lazko, Alexandre Léger, Paolo Bordoni, Angela Hewitt...
During her piano studies, Nina discovers a particular interest in baroque music and begins studying harpsi- chord with Italian harpsichordist Paola Erdas. In 2010 she is admitted to the harpsichord class of Frédérick Haas at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels. In 2012 she earns a bachelor, and in 2015 a masters degree in harpsichord.
In 2011 and 2012 Nina participates at the opera productions for young artists with Muziektheatre Transparant. As some of her most remarkable solo performances, let’s mention the recital at the Musical Instrument Museum of Brussels, as well as the recital given at the opening of exposition dedicated to Anto- ine Wateau, in Bozar. With colleague harpsichordist Zeljko Manic, Nina founded the ensemble l’Inconnu, which has already performed at the Musiq3 festival in Flagey.
In June 2015 Nina earned her Master degree in harpsichord. She teaches harpsichord at the academy of Nivelles.