Born in Palermo, he started his vocal studies at the Accademia Lirica del Mediterraneo directed by renowned tenor Pietro Ballo. He partecipated at the masterclass “Interpretation of the operatic repertoire” with M° Marco Balderi and Enzo Dara.
He‘s a winner of several International singing competitions such as: Claudio Barbieri at Teatro De Andrè in Casalgrande (Reggio Emilia) for L’elisir d’amore(Dulcamara); Il belcanto hosted by bass Simone Alaimo (as best young talent); XIII Tito Schipa at teatro Politeama Greco in Lecce, where he won for the role of Dulcamara; finalist at the “Marcello Giordani” Competition in Fano (where he receives the Prize awarded by Orchestra Verdi in Milan) and the Toti dal Monte Competition in Treviso. He partecipated at the XXVI Accademia Rossiniana directed by Alberto Zedda in Pesaro.
He started a brillant career singing: La Traviata at Teatro Bellini in Adrano, at the Ravenna Festival, in Piacenza, Ferrara, in Barhein, at Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, at the Royal Opera Muscat in Oman; Rigoletto (Conte di Ceprano) at Teatro Bellini in Adrano, Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Ravenna Festival, Piacenza, Ferrara, in Barhein; L’elisir d’Amore at Teatro Politeama in Palermo and at Teatro Duemila in Ragusa; Menotti‘s Amahl and the night visitors (Baldassare) at Teatro Politeama in Palermo; La gazza ladra (Fernando Villabella) directed by Damiano Michieletto at Teatro Filarmonico in Verona; Madama Butterfly (Commissario Imperiale) at Teatro Massimo in Palermo; Le nozze di Figaro (Bartolo) at Teatro Olimpico in Vicenza; Otello (Lodovico) at the Ravenna Festival; Il Viaggio a Reims (Lord Sydney) in Pesaro and in Osaka with Rossini Opera Festival; La fille du regiment at Teatro Massimo in Palermo and at the Royal Opera Muscat in Oman; La scala di seta, Il Signor Bruschino, La cambiale di matrimonio, Gina at Gran Teatro La Fenice in Venice.
He has worked with such important conductors as: Mottadelli, Paszkowski, Finzi, Rigon, De Marchi, Lòpez Reynoso, Renzetti, Ommassini, Pasqualetti, Viotti, Salvaggio, Keri-Lynn Wilson, Korsten, Casellati, Malinverno e directors as: Cigni, C. Mazzvillani Muti, Brockhaus, Petris, Morassi, Sagi/Courir, Hermann, Micheletto, Dara, Lollo Franco, Crivelli.
He also enjoys an active concert career performing: a Gala concert in honour of Luciano Pavarotti at Teatro Massimo in Palermo; at Teatro Carani di Sassuolo for the awarding of the „Piastrella d’oro“ to soprano Daniela Dessì and tenor Fabio Armiliato, accompanied by M° Leone Magiera; for Circolo lirico Pietro Mascagni in Bagnara di Romagna (Modena); a Gala concert at Palazzo Alliata in Palermo for the 150th anniversary of Unità d’Italia.
Among his recent and future engagements: La Gazza Ladra (Giorgio and Pretore) at Teatro alla Scala in Milan conducted by Riccardo Chailly (to be released on dvd by Decca); Werther (Johann) at Teatro Massimo in Palermo; La Traviata (Marchese) for the Festival Verdi in Parma, Busseto and Bozen as well as at Teatro Bellini in Catania in a movie versione for Sky Classica HD; La Scala di seta (Blansac) and Don Carlo al Teatro La Fenice in Venice: Rigoletto (Marullo) in Parma and (Il conte di Ceprano) in Taormina conducted by Placido Domingo.
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