Xavier Díaz-Latorre was born in Barcelona, Spain in 1968.


He studied at advanced level in Basle with Oscar Ghiglia at the Musikakademie and Hopkinson Smith at the Schola Cantorum.


He has given concerts at major venues around the world, including the Carnegie Hall (New York), Covent Garden (London), the Palau de la Música Catalana (Barcelona), the Teatro Real (Madrid), the Teatro Colón (Buenos Aires), the Wiener Philarmonie (Vienna)  and the Konzerthaus (Berlin).


Díaz-Latorre performs regularly with world-renowned ensembles such as Hesperion XXI, La Capella Reial de Catalunya and Le Concert des Nations. He has also performed with Al Ayre Español, the Orquesta Nacional de España, Concerto Vocale, the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Concerto Köln and others.


Laberintos Ingeniosos is his own vocal-instrumental ensemble, which he has taken to a number of different countries throughout the world.

Xavier Díaz-Latorre has made more than 40 recordings for international CD labels, and has recorded the complete works for guitar by the composer Francisco Guerau among other titles.


He teaches early plucked instruments, chamber music and bass continuo at the ESMUC (Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya), and has been invited to teach in the USA, Korea, Japan and several European countries.