He graduated in cello, recorder and chamber music at the Santa Cecilia Conservatory in Rome, and graduated with full marks in historical music at the University of Rome. In addition to having followed composition and counterpoint studies at the Como Conservatory, he studied conducting at the Milan Conservatory, subsequently following orchestral conducting courses also with the masters D. Pavlov and P. Gelmini.
He specializes in the performance of the ancient repertoire, both with the flute and the cello. He holds recitals, concerts and masterclasses in Italy and abroad. Author of musicological articles for the ancient music magazine Orfeo, CD Classic and Amadeus, he is currently full professor of recorder and ensemble music for ancient instruments at the Respighi Conservatory of Latina. He has to his credit a vast and awarded discography for the labels Agorà, Musica immagine, Gaudeamus, Bongiovanni, Pierre Verany, Chandos et cetera.