Born in Salento in 1988, begins studying singing at an early age, his first stage appearance is in 2004 at Teatro Paisiello in Lecce. He earned a degree in Musicology and Musical Heritage at Università del Salento and a Master degree in Vocal Studies at Conservatorio di Como under the guidance of Patrizia Patelmo.

With Ravenna Festival, in 2017 he is Beppe in Pagliacci, staged by Cristina Mazzavillani Muti, and in 2018 he is Abdallo in Nabucco, Borsa in Rigoletto and Roderigo in Otello, directed by Cristina Mazzavillani Muti and conducted by Vladimir Ovodok.

In 2017 he stands out from As.Li.Co. Competition and his collaboration with Opera Lombardia begins: he is Gastone in La Traviata, Remendado in Carmen (directed by Andrea Bernardt and conducted by Azzura Steri), Rodolfo in Guglielmo Tell.

In 2018 he debuts Alfredo in La Traviata at theatre of Montecatini.

In 2019 he wins the 70° As.Li.Co. Competition for the role of Nemorino in L'elisir d'amore, production staged by Manuel Renga and conducted by Azzurra Steri.

In 2020 he debuts Duca di Mantova in Rigoletto in Como (Opera Domani project), later he sings this role in Spoleto conducted by Marco Boemi, and in 2021 with Sferisterio in Macerata, at Teatro Regio in Parma and Grande in Brescia.

In 2021 he is Abdallo in Nabucco, in Rimini and Ravenna, conducted by Riccardo Muti (VII edition of "Riccardo Muti Italian Opera Academy").

In 2022 he is Nemorino in L'elisir d'amore at ROHM in Muscat, Oman (tournée with As.Li.Co.).

Among future engagements: Abdallo in Nabucco at Arena in Verona, conducted by Daniel Oren and directed by Arnaud Bernardt; Gastone in La Traviata with Opera Lombardia and with Fondazione Rete Lirica delle Marche, conducted by Enrico Lombardi and directed by Luca Baracchini.

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