Born in Baden, he studied at Vicenza’s Music Conservatory with Carlo Mazzoli. In 1997 he got his diploma at Imola’s Accademia Pianistica, where he perfectioned with Franco Scala, Lazar Berman and Boris Petrushansky. In 1996, he triumphed at “Franz Liszt” contest in Utrecht, winning the first prize and the Critics Award. He then toured the Netherlands and Europe, where he performed regularly in solo recitals and with an orchestra. He partecipated in various festivals as Chamber musician.He’s Member of the jury in important international contests, he teaches at Imola’s Accademia Pianistica.