Sérgio Azevedo


​Sérgio Azevedo was born in Coimbra, Portugal, in 1968. He studied composition with Fernando Lopes-Graça and later with Constança Capdeville. Azevedo won several important prizes, both in Portugal and abroad, and his works are regularly performed all around the world, being available in over 40 CDs. He published two books on music, A Invenção dos Sons and Olga Prats – Um Piano Singular, and colaborates with The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians and with the national radio broadcasting (Antena 2). He is frequently invited to write programme notes and to comment concerts for the National Theatre of São Carlos and at Gulbenkian Foundation. Sérgio Azevedo concluded his PhD by Minho University and, since 1993, he teaches at ESML, Lisbon.