Born in Ischia (Naples, Italy) in 1980, he obtained mandolin diploma at Naples conservatory and improve himself with Florentino Calvo (France) and Juan Carlos Munoz (Luxembourg).
He studied also Baroque Music in Naples at “La Pietà dei Turchini”, writing, musical analyses and counterpoint in Naples and in Montpellier.
He worked with a lot of important theatres in Italy and in France (Teatro San Carlo – Naples, Opera Garnier – Paris, Orchestre Symphonique de Montpellier, Maggio musicale Fiorentino, Opera of Cagliari, Arena Sferisterio of Macerata, etc.), with the conductors Rostropovich, Berio, Renzetti, Santi, Garforth, Pahn, Foster…
In 2009 he’s invited as mandola tutor at the European mandolin and guitar orchestra (Egmyo).
He has recorded : Serenata Mediterranea (mandolin concertos by Dimitri Nicolau), 2 cds with the Nov Mandolin (Mosaique in 2009 and Trois Portraits in 2012), one for mandolin & guitar (Dal Vesuvio all’America Latina, 2009) and at last two discs with the french ensemble MG21 in 2009 and 2012.
In these last years he has worked a lot to create a new repertoire for mandolin and to discovery traditional musics. Many composers have wrote for him, Gordon, Paliotti, Schwartz, Nicolau, Blanco Ruiz, Beer-Demander, Iacono …
In 2012 he won the first price of the Composition competition “José Fernández Rojas” (La Rioja, Spain) with a piece for orchestra.
He’s currently a mandolin teacher at the Lunel Mandolin Academy (France)
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