Born in Ascoli Piceno, winner of the Placido Domingo Operalia competition, he made his debut at a very young age at Teatro Comunale in Belluno in Lucia di Lamermoor (Enrico).
He immediately started a brillant career which saw him singing: Macbeth in Pisa, Valladolid, Danzica, Genova and at the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto; Adriana Lecouvreur (Michonnet) in Palermo; Manon Lescaut (Lescaut) in Turin, Leipzig and Seville; Trovatore (Conte di Luna) in Barcellona, Athens, at the New National Theatre in Tokyo, in Parma, Bonn, Nice and Turin; Otello (Jago) at the Wroclaw Festival; Attila (Ezio) an Poliuto (Severo) at the Opéra de Marseille; Traviata in Hamburg, Madrid, Parma, Verona, Cagliari, Nice; Aida (Amonasro) at Teatro alla Scala in Milan, at the Bregenzer Festspiele, at Teatro Regio in Parma, in Cagliari and Reggio Emilia; Simon Boccanegra at the Martina Franca Festival, at the San Carlo in Naples and in Beijing; Ernani (Don Carlo) at the New Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv; Cavalleria rusticana (Alfio), Pagliacci (Tonio) and Tosca (Scarpia) at the Liceu in Barcelona; Leoncavallo’s La Bohéme at Theater an der Wien; Siberia at the Martina Franca Festival; Il Barbiere di Siviglia and L’Elisir d’amore at the Washington National Opera; Falstaff (Ford) at Teatro Filarmonico in Verona and at Teatro Regio in Turin; Lucia di Lammermoor (Enrico) at the San Carlo in Naples, at Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, in Verona, Trieste and in Turin; Pagliacci (Silvio) in Nice, Florence and at the New National Theatre in Tokyo; Madama Butterfly in Trieste; La Gioconda at the Liceu in Barcelona; Rigoletto at Teatro Comunale in Bologna and at the Leipzig Oper; Macbeth and La Bohéme at the New Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv; Andrea Chenier (Carlo Gerard) at the New National Theatre in Tokyo and in Sassari; Giovanna d’Arco at the Festival Verdi in Parma, Loreley in St. Gallen.
He has worked with many prestigeous conductors such as: C. Abbado, G. Bertini, D. Oren, C. Rizzi, Z. Metha, N. Santi, D. Gatti, B. Bartoletti, D.Renzetti, G.Bisanti, R. Chailly, A.Battistoni, D.Callegari, D. Rustioni, M. Armiliato, G. Carella, P.Carignani and directors like: P. L. Pizzi, G. Vick, H. De Ana, L.Puggelli, G.Cobelli, H. Brockhaus, L. Cavani, R. De Simone, G. Bertolucci, G. Deflo, G. Del Monaco, S. Poda, F.Zeffirelli
His recordings include: Simon Boccanegra and Siberia (Dynamic); Turandot (RCA); Aida live from Teatro San Carlo in Naples (dvd); I Puritani live from the Opéra Royale de Wallonie (dvd), La Traviata live from Teatro Regio in Parma; Cavalleria rusticana and Pagliacci live from Teatro Carlo Felice di Genova and from the Liceu in Barcellona
Among his recent and future engagements: Il Trovatore (Conte di Luna) in Reggio Emilia and Modena; La Bohéme (Marcello) in Tel Aviv; Simon Boccanegra in Dijon and Tel Aviv; Giovanna d’Arco at the Konzerthaus Dortmund; Carmen in Hong Kong; Rigoletto in Bari.