Philippe Azoulay began his early studies at the CNR of Marseille, in the class of René Bartoli. In 1973, after his Gold Medal unanimously, he brilliantly enters the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique of Paris where he will receive teaching from Alexandre Lagoya and Abel Carlevaro.
From France to Italy and Spain, he crosses paths of Alberto PONCE, Oscar GIGHLIA José TOMAS, and won numerous awards in national competitions (Carpentras) and international competitions (Arles, Viña del Mar, Benicassim).
Winner in 1988 of the Yehudi Menuhin Foundation, he leads from an important teaching career (International Academy of Angers Music, Conservatory of Istres), and concerts career (in France, Canada, Italy, Spain).
Meanwhile, Philippe Azoulay performs alongside Colin Cooper, musicologist and editor of the magazine "Classical Guitar", in the musical illustration of lectures on English music which he is great a specialist. Danièle Ribouillault (Cahiers de la Guitare) also appealed to him for everything related to the Romantic Music for Guitar.
His discography is large and its repertoire offers a complete panorama of the great works for Renaissance guitar until today.
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