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XAVIER DÍAZ-LATORRE

Historical Plucked Instruments

Schedule

2021

09 Jan 2021 HERRENHAUSEN Savall/Díaz-Latorre RECITAL CANCELLED
11 Jan 2021 BRUSSELS KCB online
15 to 17 Jan 2021 BASQUE COUNTRY Ricercar Consort RECITAL CANCELLED
25 Jan 2021 BRUSSELS KCB online
26 Jan 2021 ZAMORA Savall RECITAL
27 Jan 2021 MADRID Savall RECITAL
30 Jan 2021 EVIAN Savall RECITAL CANCELLED

05 Feb 2021 BERLIN Savall Musikalisches Europa CANCELLED
03 Feb 2021 LUXEMBURG Savall RECITAL Tous les matins du monde
08 Feb 2021 BRUSSELS KCB online
20 Feb 2021 ESMUC Recital Falconieri
22 Feb 2021 BRUSSELS KCB online

02 Mar 2021 NEW YORK Continuo Collective  Online Master-class Italian sources for the basso continuo
06 Mar 2021 ALICANTE Laberintos Ingeniosos RECITAL
08 to 13 Mar 2021 ALICANTE MASTER de guitarra ADDA
15 Mar 2021 BRUSSELS KCB online
17 Mar 2021 PARIS Savall musica nova RECITAL CANCELLED
29 Mar 2021 BRUSSELS KCB online

12 Apr 2021 BRUSSELS KCB online
08 Apr 2021 ESMUC Compositors andalusos del segle d'Or
18 Apr 2021 BULLE SOLO Recital Festival de Guitare CANCELLED
24 Apr 2021 NÜRNBERG Nostalgia HEUMANN CANCELLED
26 Apr 2021 BRUSSELS KCB online


02 May 2021 VANNES SOLO Recital Postponed 
03 & 04 May 2021 VANNES MASTER-CLASS  Postponed 
10 May 2021 BRUSSELS KCB online
15 May 2021 OVIEDO Savall 
16 May 2021 SEVILLA Savall 
24 May 2021 BRUSSELS KCB online

07 Jun 2021 BRUSSELS KCB
27 Jun to 03 Jul 2021 LSA course and RECITAL online
30 Jun 2021 GRANADA SAVALL

04 Jul 2021 WIEN Heumann
06 Jul 2021 TOULOUSE Savall 
11 to 25 Jul 2021 AMHERST EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL course and RECITAL CANCELLED
19 Jul 2021 AMHERST EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL MASTERCLASS
24 Jul 2021 GRAZ Savall 
26 Jul 2021 VELEZ BLANCO Savall Folias&Romanescas RECITAL
28 Jul 2021 Sant PIERRE sur DIVED Savall Folias&Romanescas RECITAL CANCELLED
28 Jul 2021 LIMOGES Savall Folias&Romanescas RECITAL 


04 Aug 2021 SAN SEBASTIÁN Savall Folias&Romanescas RECITAL CANCELLED
06 Aug 2021 JACA Savall  RECITAL Tous les matins du monde
07 Aug 2021 PENYÍSCOLA Savall RECITAL Tous les matins du monde
14 Aug 2021 SANTES CREUS Savall Folias&Romanescas RECITAL
15 Aug 2021 SANTES CREUS Savall RECITAL Les Gôuts Réunis
21 Aug 2021 L'ESTANY solo RECITAL 
28 Aug 2021 PIAZZOLA SUL BRENTA solo RECITAL 

04 Sep 2021 L'ESQUIROL Música barroca a Sant Martí Sescorts SOLO RECITAL
07 to 09 Sep 2021 MADRID CD recording with ALKing & P Estevan
18 Sep 2021 SORIA Savall 
19 Sep 2021 ZENARRUZA Savall Folias&Romanescas DUO RECITAL
24 Sep 2021 ASCONA Savall Folias&Romanescas RECITAL


04 to 08 Oct 2021 VANNES SOLO RECITAL  MASTER-CLASS  
22 Oct 2021 NARBONNE Savall RECITAL Tous les matins du monde
30 Oct 2021 TOLEDO Savall RECITAL Folias&Romanescas

06 Nov 2021 BERLIN Savall RECITAL
07 Nov 2021 BERLIN Savall RECITAL 
09 Nov 2021 BARCELONA Savall RECITAL Folies, Batalles & Planys
11 Nov 2021 GLIWICE Savall RECITAL Folies, romanescas & Canarios
21 Nov 2021 MENORCA Laberintos Ingeniosos  PEstevan & XDLatorre RECITAL 
22 & 23 Masterclass
24 Nov 2021 METZ Savall Carlos V- La Canción del Emperador
26 Nov 2021 KÖLN Savall Carlos V- La Canción del Emperador

09 Dec 2021 PARIS Savall RECITAL Musica Nova
11 Dec 2021 Thonon-les-Bains Savall RECITAL Tous les matins du monde


2022

16 Jan 2022 SPA Ricercar Consort
20 Jan 2022 BASEL Savall RECITAL Folies, romanescas & Canarios

13 Feb 2022 MUNIC Heumann

12 Mar 2022 VITORIA Savall RECITAL Tous les matins du monde
13 Mar 2022 MADRID Savall RECITAL DEL TIEMPO Y DEL INSTANTE

22 Apr 2022 BARCELONA Savall RECITALLAchrime, Planys & Folies
13 Apr 2022 HAMBURG Heumann

21 May 2022 REÏMS Savall Folías Antiguas & Criollas

17 Sep 2022 VAISON LA ROMAINE Savall Folías&Canarios

28 Oct 2022 VATICAN Savall RECITAL Folias&Romanescas

About

Xavier Díaz Latorre was born in Barcelona in 1968. He studied at advanced level with Oscar Ghiglia at the Musikhochschule, Basel, graduating in 1993. His subsequent interest in early music led him to study the lute with Hopkinson Smith at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis. He has completed several courses in choral conducting and a post-graduate course in orchestral conducting.

Since 1995 he has been actively involved in the world of baroque opera, having participated in major productions such as Semele (Handel) at the Berlin State Opera with the Akademie für alte Musik, Berlin, conducted by René Jacobs; L’Orfeo (Monteverdi) at the Goldoni Theatre, Florence, the Théâtre de la Monnaie, Brussels,  Covent Garden, London, the Grand Théâtre de Provence, Aix-en-Provence, the Théâtre des Champs Élysées, Paris, and the BAM, New York, again under René Jacobs but with Concerto Vocale; L’Orfeo again, but with Le Concert des Nations and Jordi Savall at the Teatro Real, Madrid and the Liceu, Barcelona; Solimano (Johann Adolf Hasse) at the Berlin and Dresden State Operas with Concerto Köln and René Jacobs; La Serva Padrona (Pergolesi) at the Philharmonie, Berlin and Ludwigsburg Castle with the Balthasar-Neumann Ensemble and Thomas Hengelbrock; Dal Male il Bene (Marco Marazzoli and Antonio Maria Abbatini) at the Landestheater, Innsbruck with Concerto Vocale and Attilio Cremonesi; Don Chisciote della Mancia in Sierra Morena (Francesco Bartolomeo Conti) with the University of Salamanca Baroque Orchestra and Wieland Kuijken.

Xavier Díaz-Latorre frequently takes part in major international festivals in Europe, the USA, South America, and South Korea. He is a member of renowned orchestras and chamber groups such as those conducted by Jordi Savall – Hesperion XXI, La Capella Reial de Catalunya and Le Concert de Nations, and has been invited to perform with other major orchestras and ensembles such as the Orquesta Nacional de España or Al Ayre Español.

He has his own vocal and instrumental ensemble, Laberintos Ingeniosos, which specialises in performance of music from the Spanish Golden Age. The group’s first disc, Danzas de Rasgueado y Sones de Palacio, with music by the Aragonese composer Gaspar Sanz, recorded on the Zig-Zag Territoires label, has received excellent reviews in the media, and has been broadcast by several international radio stations throughout Europe, Israel, Australia, South Korea and North America. Laberintos Ingeniosos has now made further CDs of music from the Iberian Peninsula performed on period instruments, such as Goyesca, seguidillas boleras, with music by Fernando Sor, and “...entre el cielo y el infierno...”, with works by Francisco de Guerau and José Marín. In addition, Xavier Díaz-Latorre has taken part in over 30 CDs for Alia Vox and Deutsche Harmonia Mundi, and has made recordings for numerous television and radio stations in Europe, North and South America and South Korea.

He has been invited to give courses at many venues in Spain, Italy, Germany and Switzerland, also at Seoul (South Korea). He is resident teacher of lute, bass continuo and chamber music at the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya and at the Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussels 

Pedagogics

Pedagogics
Xavier Díaz-Latorre teaches early plucked instruments, chamber music and bass continuo at the ESMUC (Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya)
www.esmuc.cat
Xavier Díaz-Latorre teaches early plucked instruments and bass continuo at the KCB (Royal Conservatory of Brussels)
www.kcb.be
Xavier Díaz-Latorre has been invited to give masterclasses and courses at some of the most prestigious festivals and music colleges in the world, such as:
Juilliard School of music, New York USA
Amherst Early Music Festival, New London USA 
Madison Early Music Festival, Madison USA
University South California USA
Lute Society of America (LSA), Cleveland USA 
New York Continuo Collective, New York USA 
Arkansas State University, Jonesboro USA
Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, Switzerland
Sibelius Academy Helsinki, Finland
Master Internacional de Guitarra de Alicante, Spain
Hochshule für Musik Würzburg  
Moscow International Festival "Virtuosos of guitar", Russia
Associazione Archetipa Ottava di Roma, Italy
AALGA Buenos Aires, Argentina
Festival de Müsica Antiga San Luís de Potosí, Mexico
Yoshizumi Guitar Academy Tokyo
Yonsei University Seoul, Korea
Skofja Loka, Slovenia 





 


Discography

Mobirise

FRANCESCO da MILANO
Il Libro della Fortuna

Works for Viola da mano & Lute
Xavier Díaz-Latorre,
Viola da mano tenor by
Carlos González
Viola da mano bass by
Patrick Hoopmans
Lute by Grant Tomlinson
CR_9048

Mobirise

LUIS de NARVÁEZ
Los Libros del Delphin

Los Libros del Delphin
Complete solo works for Vihuela
Xavier Díaz-Latorre,
6 course vihuelas by
Carlos González and by
Patrick Hoopmans
Passacaille_1049

Mobirise

BIBER, BACH, TELEMANN, WESTHOFF, WEISS
Stolen Roses

Stolen Roses
Solo works for Lute
Xavier Díaz-Latorre,
13 course Lute by
Grant Tomlinson
Passacaille_1030

Mobirise

ROBERT de VISÉE
Piéces pour le théorbe & la guitare

Solo works for Theorbo & Guitar
Xavier Díaz-Latorre,
14 course Theorbo by
Jaume Bosser and
5 course guitars by
Peter Biffin
Passacaille_1038

Mobirise

FRANCISCO GUERAU
Poema Harmonico

Complete solo works for Guitar
Xavier Díaz-Latorre,
5 course guitars by
Julio Castaños
Passacaille_998

Mobirise

GASPAR SANZ,  
Danzas de rasgueado y diversos sones de palacio

Laberintos Ingeniosos
Xavier Díaz-Latorre, baroque guitar
Pedro Estevan, percussion
C 9630

Mobirise

ALBÉNIZ, SOR, SANZ, MURCIA, GUERAU
The Lion Guitar

Solo works for Period Guitars
Xavier Díaz-Latorre,
4 guitars from the Museu de la Música de Barcelona
Anon, Pagès & Torres
CR_9623

Mobirise

MARÍN, GUERAU  
Entre el cielo y el infierno

Laberintos Ingeniosos
Lambert Climent, voice
Pedro Estevan, percussion
Xavier Díaz-Latorre, 5c guitar
Pedro Estevan, percussion
Outhere Music

Mobirise

FERNANDO SOR, 
GOYESCA, Seguidillas boleras

Laberintos Ingeniosos
Lambert Climent, tenor
Lluís Vilamajó, tenor
Jordi Ricart, bariton
Pedro Estevan, castanets
Enrique Solinís, romantic guitar
Xavier Díaz-Latorre, romantic guitar, director
ZZT080201

Mobirise

Canciones populares española

Isabel Pedro, mezzosoprano
Xavier Díaz-Latorre, romantic guitar
LMG2055

Media

LaberintosIngeniosos

LaberintosIngeniosos

LaberintosIngeniosos is a project that started about the year 2000 when Pedro Estevan and Xavier Díaz-Latorre released their first recording, (Sones de Palacio & Danças de Rasgueado)featuring music by Gaspar Sanz. Since that time, Laberintos Ingeniosos has been exploring the rich variety of music from the Iberian repertoire which ranges from the medieval Cantigas of Santa Maria, the collection from Alfonso the 10th (the Wise), all the way to the Seguidillas Boleras by Fernando Sor written in the 19th Century. This rich collection of repertoire explored by LaberintosIngeniosos also includes the poliphony of Juan Vásquez, Francisco Guerrero and Tomás Luís de Victoria, and the tonos humanos by José Marín. The next record will feature the music of Santiago de Murcia, which will be released very soon.

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