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Official website of the Spanish Violinist


Felix Ayo 


FELIX AYO was born in Sestao, northern Spain, and is well known internationally as a soloist and chamber music player as well as for his many fine recordings. He received his diploma with honours at the age of 14 and perfected his studies in Paris, Siena and Rome. He was, at 18, a founding member of the famous ensemble “I Musici” and its acclaimed leader and soloist for 16 years. In 1970 he formed the “Quartetto Beethoven di Roma” considered one of the finest piano quartets today...

Concerts Reviews

B. Domingo - Ultima Hora Palma di Maiorca

«Felix Ayo confirmed ‘live’ what we already knew through his records; that he is a soloist blessed with practically every desirable virtue. To play Mozart as Ayo did is, for the audience, to touch the celestial sphere of the sublime...»

O Globo, Rio de Janeiro

«Musically and technically we continue to admire the rays of light created by the Guadagnini of Felix Ayo, peer to Casals, Zabaleta and Segovia.»

M. R., Bordeaux

«“It is impossible to do better, to play better, to be so brilliant, so clear, so sensitive, so virtuoso and with total respect of the spirit of the music. My great admiration for this splendid violinist, virtuoso of the first order.»

Records Reviews

Enrico Corbi,

Florence ‘CD Classica

G.TARTINI Concertos for violin & orchestra Vol.2 (Dynamic) 

«Felix Ayo, a violinist of unquestionable and unchanging class, a musician who always moves you... Very few modern violinists know how to interpret Tartini with stylistic propriety. Ayo is one of these.»

J.M. de Sagarminaga,

Madrid ‘Melomano’

J.TURINA Sonatas for violin & piano (Dynamic) 
«...The artists are magnificent. The violinist, Felix Ayo, plays with absolute ease and his interpretation is always warm and moving. You can sense the affection he feels for this music and his affinity to it.»

A. Foletto, 

Milan ‘Super Stereo’ 

J.S.BACH Sonatas & Partitas for solo violin (Philips)
«Dealing with a score that represents the most arduous task for a violinist, above all from a point of view of intelligence and expression, Ayo gives us a lesson in style and poetry, with remarkable insight.»


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