Born in Treviso, he studied with his father, then with Luigi Ferro and afterwards with Nathan Milstein and Franco Gulli at the Accademia Chigiana and Henryk Szeryng at the Geneva Conservatory.
He began his career as a soloist under the baton of conductors such as Claudio Abbado, Eliahu Inbal, Peter Maag and Giuseppe Sinopoli and has performed in all the most prestigious concert halls of the world.
He collaborated with conductors such as Umberto Benedetti Michelangeli, Daniele Gatti, Andrea Marcon, Christoph Hogwood, Trevor Pinnok, Franz Brüggen, Ivor Bolton, Richard Egarr, Giovanni Antonini, Ottavio Dantone.
Significant was his collaboration with the Virtuosi of Rome during the ‘70s and then orchestras such as Orchestra da camera di Mantova, Sonatori della gioiosa Marca, Venice Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra Mozart, Orchestre des Champs Elysées, Kammerorchester Basel, Il Giardino Armonico, Zürich Chamber Orchestra, Academy of Ancient Music, Orchestre de Chambre de Paris, Concerto Köln, Accademia Bizantina.
In the recent years he has started receiving invitations as a guest conductor by orchestras such as Academy of Ancient Music, Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de Chambre de Paris and most recently by KlangVerwaltung Orchestra to conduct Mozart “Jupiter” Symphony n Herrenchiemse, Germany. He received a huge success.
His recording has led him to collaborate with labels such as Erato, Divox Antiqua, Sony and Deutsche Grammophon GmbH, with which he currently has an exclusive contract. His recording releases have won many international awards.
Among his recent recordings the complete Mozart concertos with Claudio Abbado and Orchestra Mozart (DG 2008), Haydn violin concertos with the Orchestre des Champs Elysées (DG 2012), “Vivaldi con moto” with Accademia Bizantina, conducted by Ottavio Dantone (DG 2013), “Bach Violin Concertos” with Concerto Köln (DG 2015), “Vivaldi Concerti per due violini” with Amandine Beyer and Ensemble Gli Incogniti (HM 2016). The two last Cds have both been rewarded by the Diapason d’Or.
He has taught courses at Siena’s Accademia Musicale Chigiana and at the Lucerne’s Hochschule. He was awarded the title of "Academician of the Royal Philharmonic Academy of Bologna" and "Academician of Santa Cecilia."
As of Season 2017/2018
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