He is the cellist in the Trio di Parma, an ensemble with which he has taken part in an intense programme of performances since 1990, playing in the most important concert halls of Europe, the USA, South America and Australia. He has made a name for himself in international competitions in Florence, Melbourne and Munich, and has received the "Premio Abbiati" from Italian music critics. First cello at the Orchestra del Teatro Alla Scala for two years, since 2001 he has accompanied his continuous chamber music commitments with a solo activity resulting in a prize in the Rostropovich contest in Paris, and culminating in 2002 in a first prize at the Paulo Cello Competition in Helsinki. He also received the Special Prize dedicated to R. Sommer for the best performance with the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra. Following this success, he was invited as soloist by the leading festivals and orchestras of Northern Europe. He also has a busy teaching schedule for numerous Italian institutions and in Finland, in collaboration also with the Trio di Trieste and M. Jones. Since october 2007 he has been a Professor of cello at Mozarteum in Salzburg. Since November 2008 he has been elected as new Artistic Director of Fondazione Musicale Santa Cecilia of Portogruaro. Since 2019 he has been Artistic Director of Fondazione Perugia Musica Classica Onlus.