At the age of 17 he graduated in violin and viola with honors and distinction from the Conservatorio “N.Piccinni” in Bari under C. Scarpati, the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome and the Hochschule der Künste in Bern. 

He received the Sinopoli Prize from President of the Republic Giorgio Napolitano for artistic merit. He also studied piano and Letters and Philosophy, lectured for Latin Literature at the University of Bari. He also collaborates with the Ludosofici and with magazines on philosophy and the art-divulgative sector for Corraini and Feltrinelli editions. He attends the contemporary poetry course of Alessandro Baricco’s Holden School.
He has been a member of the Orchestra of the Teatro alla Scala in Milan since 2010. He has performed as a soloist for Rai Radio3 Suite, Prague National Radio, Irish National Radio, Swiss Radio and Television, at the Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing, Carnegie Hall in New York, Boston Auditorium, Santa Cecilia Auditorium and Parco della Musica in Rome, Società dei Concerti and Società del Quartetto in Milan and in Switzerland, France, Japan and South America. He has won the Vittorio Veneto, Castrocaro Classica, Società Umanitaria, F.Gulli, Ibla Grand Prize-New York, Geminiani, Palmi competitions, awarded prizes at the V.Gui and Pinerolo competitions.

He has collaborated on numerous tours in quintet and sextet with the Cremona Quartet and Andrea Lucchesini. He has performed Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante with Marco Rizzi and then with Salvatore Accardo and the ORT and Padua and Veneto orchestras, Hindemith’s “Der Scwanendreher” concerto with the Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma, and his Variations on Themes by Rossini with the Cameristi della Scala at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan as soloist and conductor. In June 2021 he will perform pieces for solo viola at the Swiss Radio in Geneva at a concert with verse readings by poet Maria Russo Rossi.