GĂ©rard Zuchetto and Troubadours Art EnsembleGĂ©rard Zuchetto is one of today's leading experts in research and revival of troubadour song. He is a musician, composer, producer, researcher and teacher all at the same time. The C.R.E.M.M. Trobar (Centre de Recherche et d'Expression des Musiques MĂ©diĂ©vales-Trobar) has under his direction developed into the European Troubadour Research Centre Trobar Na Loba. In 2000, GĂ©rard Zuchetto founded Trob'Art Productions and the record label Troba Vox. He has compiled an anthology of troubadour song, published a book and CD-ROM "Terre des troubadours" and directed several films dedicated to troubadours. Since 1985, GĂ©rard Zuchetto has participated in producing more than 20 CDs. He has given lectures and concerts throughout Europe as well as in the Near East. Chivalry and love are for GĂ©rard Zuchetto the pillars of medieval European culture. For him, troubadour song is not merely a hobby and a passion but also the way of life and understanding.
Troubadours Art Ensemble was founded by GĂ©rard Zuchetto for reviving and promoting XII-XIII century Languedoc troubadour art. The ensemble that started in 1999 unites fellow musicians who have collaborated for years. From the very first recordings, the Troubadours Art Ensemble has played the leading role in promoting troubadour poetry and their wealth of melody. The ensemble that includes the best musicians of their specialities has travelled across the world and won wide recognition and renown.