Jordi Savall is a Catalan, Spanish early music conductor, viol player and composer. He is one of the world’s leading figures in medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque music. He popularized the viol da gamba, a Spanish Renaissance viol that is played between the legs like a cello.
Jordi Savall is a living legend of early Western music
Savall formed early music ensemble Hespèrion XXI in 1974. He has recorded over 100 albums and now runs his own label Alia Vox.
For more information visit www.Alia-Vox.com
Jordi Savall Awards
Dixit Dominus: Vivaldi, Mozart, Handel earned a 18th Latin Grammy Awards nomination for “Best Classical Album.”
Les Routes de L’Esclavage (2017) was nominated for a 2018 Grammy for “Best Classical Compendium.”
Jordi Savall in New York City
Savall leads Orthodox-Byzantine Vocal Ensemble, La Capella Reial de Catalunya, Hespèrion XXI, and Le Concert des Nations in “The Millenarian Venice: Gateway to the East,” a musical tour through the thousand year history of the Venetian Republic, as part of La Serenissima festival at Carnegie Hall on Friday, February 3, 2017 at 7:30pm.
Savall leads his early music ensemble Hespèrion XXI in “Musica Nova: Venetian Influences in Musical Europe” at Carnegie Hall on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 3pm.