Sérgio Azevedo

Sérgio Azevedo was born in Coimbra, Portugal, in 1968. He studied composition with Fernando Lopes-Graça and later with Constança Capdeville at Superior Scholl of Music of Lisbon (ESML), where he finished his studies with the highest marks.

Azevedo won several important prizes, both in Portugal and abroad (United Nations Prize, Prémio Autores, etc.), and his works are regularly performed all around the world, being available in over 40 CD’s.

He published three books on music, “The Invention of Sounds”, “Olga Prats – A Unique Piano”, and “Christopher Bochmann: without music life would be a mistake”, and collaborates with “The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians” and the national radio broadcasting (RTP) since 1993.

He is frequently invited to write program notes and to host concerts for the National Theater of São Carlos and Gulbenkian Foundation.

Sérgio Azevedo is PHD by Minho University since 2011 and, since 1993, teacher at ESML. His music is published by AVA – Musical Editions.