He began to study singing at the Conservatoire of Cosenza under the guidance of A. Savastano. Afterwards, he attended masterclasses with R. Scotto, L. Gencer, L. Nucci, L. Serra, S. Verrèt, B. Giaiotti, E. Muller and R. Kettelson, and specialization courses at Accademia Verdiana C.Bergonzi in Busseto and at Accademia Chigiana in Siena.
He was member of the Singing Academy of Teatro alla Scala during the opera seasons in the years 1999 – 2001. Durig this period he made his debut in L’amico Fritz in Reggio Emilia, then the main roles in Rigoletto, Così fan tutte, L’isola di Merlino, Falstaff and Le Nozze di Figaro – Teatri del Circuito Regionale Lombardo; La Traviata (Giorgio Germont), Hansel und Gretel – Teatro Regio in Parma, Gianni Schicchi for the opening of Sociale in Como and Tre Commedie Goldoniane by Malipiero. He performed Falstaff at Sferisterio in Macerata also, taking Renato Bruson’s place.
In 2000/2001 he sang L’elisir d’amore (Belcore) at La Scala, Brignoli, and he made his debut as Marcello and Shaunard in La bohème at La Scala and Ariadne auf Naxos, Sinopoli, Silvano in Un ballo in Maschera, Muti, Tagliaferro in La Cecchina by N. Piccinni.
International Competition “G. Di Stefano”
47th Contest As.Li.Co.
Finalist at “Domingo Operalia”.
2001: La zingara (Don Sebastiano) – Festival della Valle d’Itria; Un giorno di regno (Tesoriere la Rocca) – La Scala; Rigoletto – Opera Giocosa in Savona.
2002: La scala di seta (Blansac) – Malibran in Venice; Manon (Bretigny) – Verdi in Trieste and at San Carlo in Naples, Oren; Lucrezia Borgia (Don Apostolo Gazzella) – La Scala, Palumbo / De Ana; Don Giovanni – Opera Giocosa in Savona, receiving enthusiastic reviews; Turandot (Ping) – Athens, Renzetti.
2003: Don Pasquale (Malatesta); Madama Butterfly (Sharpless) – La Fenice in Venice and Padoa; Simon Boccanegra (Paolo) – Regio in Turin, R. Abbado / Vick.
2004: Fanciulla del West – Turin, Mercurio / Del Monaco; Beatrice di Tenda (Filippo Maria Visconti) – Arcimboldi in Milan, Palumbo; Madama Butterfly (Sharpless) Carella / Gram; La traviata (Giorgio Germont) – Piccinni in Bari, Kovacev / Zeffirelli.
2005: Mass pro pace for soprano and baritone by A. Casella – A. Toscanini Foundation.
2006: I Due Foscari (Francesco Foscari) – Piacenza, Un ballo in maschera (Renato) – Tirana; Pagliacci (Silvio) – Macau.
2007: Oedipus rex – Turin, Lacombe / Andò; Manon (Bretigny) – Massimo in Palermo, Plasson / Fassini; Cassandra by V. Gnecchi (Egisto) – Deutsche Oper in Berlin, Hager / Harms; celebration concert for the centenary of the Publishing house Mondadori at La Scala of Milan, Gatti; La traviata (Germont) – Deutsche Oper in Berlin.
2008: Simon Boccanegra (Paolo) – Deutsche Oper Berlin; Madama Butterfly (Sharpless) – Palma de Mallorca; Nabucco – debuted at La Fenice in Venice, Palumbo / Kramer; Messa di Gloria by G.Puccini, J.van Zweden with Orchestra Radio Filharmonisch Orkest – Concertgebouw, Amsterdam; La Fanciulla del West (Sonora)- Rome, Gelmetti / Del Monaco; Maria Stuarda (Cecil) – La Scala in Milan, Fogliani / Pizzi.
2009: Maria Stuarda (Cecil) – Bellini in Catania Fogliani / Esposito; Falstaff (Ford) – debuted at Finnish National Opera, Rizzo / Marelli; L’elisir d’amore (Belcore) – Bellini in Catania, Rizzi Brignoli /Anfuso.
2010: Madama Butterfly (Sharpless) – Vittorio Emanuele in Messina, Fogliani / Vizioli; La Wally (Vincenzo Gellner), Carella.
2011: Cassandra (Egisto) by V.Gnecchi – Bellini in Catania, Manulliand / Rech; La Wally (Vincenzo Gellner) Alten Oper in Frankfurt, Franci; Nabucco – Erfurt.
2012: L’amico Fritz (David) – Trieste, Carminati; La traviata (Germont) and Un ballo in maschera (Renato), Cura/Verdone – Catania.
2013: Rigoletto – Teatro Sao Carlos in Lisboa, André/Esposito; Falstaff (Falstaff)– Busseto, Rolli/Bruson; Lucia di Lammermoor (Enrico)– Catania, Plasson.
2014: Recitals – Japan; Elisir d’amore (Belcore) – Zaragoza and San Sebastian.
2015: Falstaff (Falstaff) in Muscat Oman, S.Medcalf / P.Mianiti – Falstaff (Falstaff) Trieste, M.Bauduin/José Miguel Perez Sierra – La Traviata (Germont) Taormina, E.Stinchelli – I Puritani (Riccardo), Catania,F.M.Carminati/F.Esposito
2016: Otello G.Verdi (Jago) Gyori (Ungheria), J.Cura – Madama Butterfly (Sharpless) Taormina (Greek Theatre)
Falstaff (Ford) Shanghai Grand Theatre (China),directed by Harry Fehr, conductor Antonio Pirolli
2017 : La Straniera (Valdeburgo) Theatre Massimo V.Bellini – Catania,directed by A.Cigni,conductor L.Catanalotto
2017 : Rigoletto (Rigoletto) to the 15th Daegu International Opera Festival (South Korea) directed H.Muller, conductor J.Kovatchev
2017 : Don Giovanni (Leporello) to the Grand Theater of Tianjin and Harbin (China).
2018 : La Traviata – G.Verdi – (Giorgio Germont) Theatre Massimo V.Bellini – Catania,director M.Pontiggia,conductor J. Bernàcer
2019 : Otello – G.Verdi (Jago) Ancient Theatre in Plovdiv (Bulgaria) European Capital of Culture 2019, Josè Cura (Otello) , conductor Dian Chobanov,director Nina Naidenova .
2019 : La Traviata – G.Verdi – (Giorgio Germont) Daegu Opera House (South Korea), director Stefania Panighini, conductor Jonathan Brandani
2021 : he is Mastro Ciliegia, Mangiafuco and the Domatore in the opera: Pinocchio, the story of a puppet by A Tarabella, at the Teatro del Giglio, Lucca. FIRST ABSOLUTE EXECUTION!
March and April, respectively at the Teatro Comunale D. Alighieri in Ravenna and at the Teatro Sociale in Rovigo, and Mastro Ciliegia, Mangiafuoco and the Domatore in the opera: Pinocchio, the story of a puppet by A Tarabella,
In June he is Gianni Schicchi at the Summer Theater in Varna (Bulgaria) in collaboration with the Romana Opera Craiova (Romania).
In October he is Don Giovanni in the opera by W.A.Mozart at the Cagnoni Theater in Vigevano
Also in October he is Amonasdro in G. Verdi’s Aida at the Aurora Theater in Gozo (Malta)
In February he participates in the Aida Poket project at the MUST Misr University for Science and Technology Theater in Cairo (Egypt), directed by Davide Garattini Raimondi and conducted by Maestro E. Orciuolo.
In April he sang the part of Giorgio Germont in G.Verdi’s opera La Traviata at the Teatru tal-Opra Aurora in Gozo (Malta) as part of the 16th Gaulitana Festival of Music, directed by E. Castiglione and conducted by Colin Attard.
In June he is Amonasro in Verdi’s Aida at the Opera Theater of Tirana (Albania) directed by F. Zeffirelli and conducted by Maestro Jacopo Sipari di Pescasseroli.
Maria Stuarda (Lord Cecil) by G.Donizetti –Teatro alla Scala, Milan (Ed.ARTHAUS MUSIK)
La Cecchina (Tagliaferro) by N. Piccinni – (Ed. Bongiovanni)
La Zingara (Don Sebastiano) by G. Donizetti – World premiere recording ( Ed. Dinamic)