was born in Pesaro, Italy, in 1972. He is the winner of the International Piano Competition in Pescara (1998) and he was tributed the third prize at the Robert Schumann International Piano Competition in Zwickau in 2000. He took part into several Italian music seasons such as Serate Musicali in Milan, Unione Musicale in Turin; Teatro Ponchielli in Cremona, Amici della Musica in Verona, Amici della Musica in Ancona. As a soloist, he was invited by the Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali in Milan, Philharmonic Orchestra in Zwickau, Philarmonic Orchestra in Pescara, Symphony Orchestra “G. Verdi” in Milan and Accademia Filarmonica Urbinate. He performed in Germany, U.S.A., Spain, England, Ireland, Poland, Russia, Uzbekistan, Turkey, Serbia, Emirates. He performs regularly with the ensemble Sentieri Selvaggi in contemporary music festivals and seasons (Accademia Filarmonica Romana, Rome; Settembre Musica, Turin; Teatro alla Scala, Milan; Biennale Musica, Venice; Skif Festival, St. Petersburg; Illkhom Festival, Tashkent). In duo with Cristina Zavalloni they performed in Rome, Teatro de la Maestranza in Sevilla, West Cork Chamber Music Festival, Aterforum Festival in Ferrara, Cheltenham Festival, Music Garden Festival in Warsaw and more. He graduated in Milan at the Conservatorio “Giuseppe Verdi” with Paolo Bordoni. He then attended master- classes in Salzburg with Andrzej Jasinski and Lazar Berman at the Accademia pianistica in Imola, Italy. He has just released a cd on piano solo, published by Bottega Discantica, with music by Stravinsky, Bartòk, Milhaud, De Falla.
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