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Jordi Savall

Real Name:Jordi Savall i Bernadet
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Spanish viol player, conductor, composer, and educator. Born in 1941 in Igualada, Catalonia.
As performer and conductor, he's mostly devoted to Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque music.
He's the founder of many ensembles:
- Period instruments ensemble Hespèrion XX, in 1974 (which became Hespèrion XXI in 2001), devoted to early and Baroque music (10th to 18th centuries).
- Medieval-inspired vocal ensemble La Capella Reial De Catalunya, in 1987
- Period instruments ensemble Le Concert Des nations in 1989, especialized in music from Baroque to Romanticism (roughly 1600-1850).
Since 1998 he releases his recordings under his own label, Alia Vox.
He was married to Montserrat Figueras from 1968 to her death in 2011. They had a daughter, Arianna Savall, and a son, Ferran Savall. In 2017, he married the Spanish philosopher Maria Bartels.

Sites:alia-vox.com , Facebook , Wikipedia
In Groups:Hespèrion XX, Hespèrion XXI, La Capella Reial De Catalunya, La Petite Bande, Le Concert Des nations, Ricercare-Ensemble Für Alte Musik, Zürich
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