“From the very first he could impress me with his musical talent(…) Solistic qualities go along with a fine flexibility and music sensitivity,using his ability to lead as well as to listen and assist“
Leonhard Roczek, Minetti Quartet
“(…)a very gifted player, with a robustsound, and a spontaneous musical nature“
Enrico Bronzi, Trio di Parma
The young italian talent has won numerous prizes at national and international competitions like “premio Città di Vittorio Veneto”, “Riviera della Versilia” , “Concorso nuovi orizzonti Arezzo”, “Concorso europeo Alfredo e Wanda Marosig” , “Concorso internazionale Rovere d’oro” , “Concorso Salieri” , “Concorso Geminiani” . He debuted as soloist with Dvorak cello concert at the age of 17 years old.
After having graduated very young with the highest mark at the conservatory “C. Pollini “ with Mario Finotti, he concluded his studies at the prestigious international “Universität Mozarteum” of Salzburg with Enrico Bronzi and at the “Conservatoire National Supérieur de Paris” with Marc Coppey. He has furthermore taken part in numerous solistic music masterclasses with important musicians such as Michael Flaksman, Eric-Maria Couturier, Giovanni Gnocchi, Raphaël Pidoux, Alexander Chaushian, Giovanni Sollima, Antonio Meneses, Gary Hoffman.
His eagerness for chamber music led him to meet and study with some of the most important artist in the panorama such as Simone Gramaglia (Quartetto di Cremona), Eckart Runge (Artemis Quartet), Rainer Schmidt (Hagen Quartet), Leonhard Roczek (Minetti Quartet), Eszter Haffner, Jacques Ammon (Cello duo Project), Henning Kraggerud, Wolfgang Redik (Wiener Klaviertrio). He has already performed in different chamber music formations with musicians such as Alexander Gadjiev, Giovanni Zanon, Marc Coppey, Keigo Mukawa, Marcel Mok, Eszter Haffner, Lorenzo Pone, Teira Yamashita, Margherita Santi, Haruna Shinoyama, Aleksandr Shaikin, Axel Trolese, Giovanni Gnocchi. In 2019 he was also selected as one of only two cellist for the EUYO Ferrara Chamber Academy.
His interest in the orchestra led him to cover the role of Solo-Cello in numerous youth and professional orchestras including the O.R.C.V., the Italo Montemezzi Orchestra, the Orchestra del Luglio Trapanese, the Orchestra Fondazione Teatro Goldoni, Philarmonie Salzburg and Bad Reichenhaller Philharmoniker. Among the experiences that most marked him is the collaboration with the renowned “Ensemble InterContemporain” specialized in contemporary music under the direction of Matthias Pintscher. As Solo-cello he had the opportunity to collaborate with conductors such as Bruno Weil, Hans Graf, Gianluigi Gelmetti, Alessandro Bonato, Daniele Agiman, Andrea Battistoni.
He has been regularly performing in important venue such as: Philharmonie de Paris, Wiener Saal di Salisburgo, Villa Carlotta of Como, Teatro Filarmonico of Verona, Teatro Giuseppe di Stefano di Trapani, Teatro Ristori di Verona, Grosses Festspielhaus of Salzburg.
Among his experiences in teaching, he was invited as the main Cello professor at the FCAEC school in Dalian, China that has an active partnership with the “Conservatorio G.Verdi” of Milan
His interest and curiosity towards contemporary music made him perform numerous important pieces, such as “Limonen aus Sizilien” at the very presence of Manfred Trojahn himself.
At the moment he plays on a cello made by Arnaldo Morano 1938, on loan from a private collection.