Has studied french horn at the “A.Vivaldi” Conservatory of Alessandria with Giacomo Zoppi, composition with Felice Quaranta and orchestra conduction with Igor Markevitch and Franco Ferrara at the Chigiana Academy of Siena.
After having debuted with the RAI Symphony Orchestra of Turin, he has conducted repeatedly the San Carlo Orchestra of Naples, the Massimo Theatre Orchestra of Palermo, “Enti Arena” of Verona and Cagliari, the Opera of Genoa, the Philharmonics of Turin, the Italian Philharmonic Orchestra, the Swiss Italian Orchestra, the Staatsoper of Munich, the Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie, the Baden-Baden Philharmonic, the Galizia Symphony Orchestra, Gran Canaria Philharmonic, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The Moscow Philharmonic and Philharmonic Choir of Prague.
Since 1995 he has conducted in concert halls of prestige in all Europe: Concertgebouw of Amsterdam, Musik Halle of Hamburg, Royal Albert Hall of London, Palais des Beaux Arts of Bruxelles and the Elizabeth Halle of Antwerpen, the Philharmonic of Munich, Berlin, Mannheim, Academy of S.Cecilia in Rome, Rome Opera and Comunale of Bologna.
In Lebanon, Portugal, Mexico, Chile, Argentine, Brazil, USA, conducting the Philharmonic Orchestra of Xalapa, Symphonic of Chile, Philharmonic of Buenos Aires, Symphonic of Rio de Janeiro, San Diego Symphony,Vancouver Symphony, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, New Jersey Symphony, Naples Symphony, Hartford Symphony, the National Opera of Beograd, Beograd Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic in United States, the Estonian National Symphony, British Philharmonic, the BBC Radio Concert Orchestra, the Cairo Symphony, Manila Philharmonic, the Presidential Orchestra of Cremlin, in Australia and New Zealand with the Melbourne Symphony, Sydney Symphony, Adelaide Symphony, Queensland Symphony, Perth Philharmonic, Aukland and New Zealand Philharmonic and in China with the National Opera and Choir of Beijing, Shanghai Symphony and Beijing Symphony Orchestra.
Since 2004 he is principal guest conductor of the Czech National Symphony Orchestra of Prague with which he has recently recorded for the Victor-JVC and in february
he conducted La Strada of Nino Rota in the Scala’s Theatre of Milan.
Many are the well known soloists who have been accompanied, like Rostropovic, Geringas, Rampal, Galway, Diaz, Sitkovetsky, Baumann, Cecilia Gasdia, Tiziana Fabbricini, Katia Ricciarelli, Mariella Devia , Maria Dragoni, Kiri Te Kanawa, Renato Bruson , Leo Nucci and Nicola Martinucci.Memorable has been the participation, with Andrea Bocelli and the “Toscanini” Orchestra of Parma at the Bologna concert in the presence of the Pope John Paul II broadcast in worldvision.
Large is the opera repertoire with over forty titles performed and particular attention for Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti, Verdi and Puccini, whose operas he has conducted earning success of audience and critique.