about

Born in the Republic of San Marino, after graduating in engineering at the University of Bologna he studied singing with Paride venturi.

Winner of numerous competitions, including the “Città di Roma” that led him to debut in La Traviata (Germont): a role later taken up in many theatres, among them: Oper Leipzig, Opéra de Montreal, Teatro Verdi di Pisa,  Teatro Goldoni di Livorno, Fenice di Venezia .

He then began his career singing: Šarlatán of P.Haas (in Czech) at the Wexford Festival Opera; Roland of Piccinni, La Reine de Saba (Soliman) of Gounod, Les Huguenots (le Comte de Saint Bris) of Meyerbeer, Massenet’s Werther (Battisitini baritone version) and Gounod’s Polyeucte (Sèvere) at the Festival della Valle d’Itria di Martina Franca; La Bohème (Marcello) in Glyndebourne, Modena, Piacenza, Cagliari Ginevra, Palma de Mallorca and Bergamo; I Pagliacci (Silvio) in Bologna, Tenerife, San Carlo di Napoli; Madama Butterfly (Sharpless) in Bologna, Genova, Glasgow, at the Deutsche Oper of Berlin, Roma, Venezia, Napoli; I Puritani (Sir Riccardo Forth) in Trieste; Aida (Amonasro) in Rovigo, Pisa,  Trento, Torino; Stiffelio (Stankar) in Trieste; Don Giovanni in Savona; Les dialogues des Carmélites (Marquis de la Force) in Catania; Lakmé (Frederick) in Palermo; Les  Pêcheurs de perles (Zurga) in Venezia, Verona, al Teatro Real di Madrid, in Salerno  and on a tour in Japan for the Fenice di Venezia; I Cavalieri di Ekebù (Cristiano) of Zandonai in Trieste; Falstaff  (Ford) in Verona and Cagliari; Le nozze di Figaro in Hong Kong and Bilbao; Lucia di Lammermoor (Enrico) in Bergamo, Japan, Liège, St. Gallen, Berlin Deutsche Opera and Dallas; Carmen (Escamillo) at the Opera Giocosa di Savona, at the San Carlo di Napoli, Las Palmas and the Regio di Torino; Giovanna d’Arco ed Alzira in St. Gallen; Marino Faliero of Donizetti in Bergamo and Sassari; Hérodiade (Hérode) of Massenet in Bucarest,; Macbeth at the Verdi di Sassari and St.Gallen; Beatrice di Tenda at the Bellini di Catania; Un ballo in maschera (Renato) at the Theater St. Gallen, the Teatro Regio di Parma, the Berlin Deutsche Oper, Essen and Frankfurt; La Straniera (Valdeburgo) at the Festpielhaus of Badend-Baden, Essen and at the Concertgebouw ofAmsterdam;  Attila (Ezio) at the Theater St. Gallen and the Bellini di Catania; La forza del destino (Don Carlo) at the Teatro Verdi di Pisa; L’Africaine (Nelusko) at the Teatro La Fenice di Venezia; Cavalleria rusticana (Alfio) e Pagliacci (Tonio) in Beijing, San Paolo del Brasile, at the ABAO of Bilbao and at the Oper Leipzig, Rigoletto in Essen.

He has collaborated with important conductors like: Arena, Arrivabeni, Bisanti, Callegari, Carminati, Chung, Ciampa, De Bernart, Fisch, Fogliani, Gatti, Guingal, Jurowski, Kovatchev, Kuhn, Langrèe, Luisotti, Maazel, Matheuz, McAdams, Nanasi, Oren, Palumbo, Pirolli, Renzetti, Rizzo, Santi, Steinberg, Villaume, Wellber, Viotti, Zanetti and directors such as: Abbado, Antonutti, Brockhaus, Cavani, Carsen, Cigni, De Tomasi, Del Monaco, Esposito, Fassini, Friedkin, Gasparon, Guth, Hilbrich, Krief, Loy, Maestrini, Mariani, McVicar, Muscato, Pizzi, Pilavachi, Poda, Pontiggia, Pugelli, Sagi, Sparvoli, Rechi, Rigola, Stefanutti, Tiezzi, Trevisi, Vizioli, Wilson.