From Cremona, studied baroque and classical cello with C. Frigerio after earning his diploma with E. Contini. He then finished his studies with G. Nasillo and later on perfected his cello playing with A. Gervreau, M. Valli, A. Palmeri and with S. Vegetti. He primarily focuses on chamber music collaborating with various Ensembles, such as Accademia Montis Regalis, Milano Classica, Stagione Armonica, Concert de’ Cavalieri, Cenacolo Musicale, Ensemble Il Continuo.
He collaborated as first chair on cello with various directors, such as T. Koopman, D. Gutknecht, A. De Marchi, E. Höbarth, L. Ghielmi, S. Balestracci, G. Capuano.
He performed in multiple concerts, many of which as a soloist in prestigious venues and Festivals, as well as tours around Europe and Japan. He also was part of award winning recordings of chamber music published for Discantica, Bongiovanni, Tactus, Velut Luna, L.C. Centaurus, Hyperion, Amadeus, Brilliant, Sony, UraniaRecords.
Among the soloist albums he recorded as first performance the 12 sonatas of the “Trattenimento Musicale” by D. Galli, “Eight Duets for Two Violoncellos” by Giovanni Battista Cirri and the XII Sonatas for Cello and Basso Continuo by Giovanni Battista Somis.
His interest in the recovery of performance practice has led him to publish essays for recordings as well as to be coordinator of musicological publications and transcriptions of unpublished music for Musedita, Diastema (which in September 2014 included him in its scientific committee) and for Armelin-Padova he edited a volume entitled “11 transcriptions for 3 & 4-part Cello Ensemble” with introduction by Giovanni Gnocchi.
Ha tenuto diversi seminari come relatore e collabora dal 2008 con la rivista specialistica Archi Magazinedi Roma per la quale ha curato saggi, articoli, interviste e recensioni.
He plays on a cello of Christian Guidetti – Locarno, kindly granted to him by the author and on a cello from the private collection M. Maggi of Cremona.