Skillful artist known for his multi-layered repertoire and his poetic musicality and technical originality.
He studied at Rome's Conservatorio Santa Cecilia, where he became one of its youngest graduates.
He accepted a teaching position at Universität der Künste-Berlin in 2005.
His family recognized his musical talents early on, and he began taking lessons when he was five.
He won numerous competitions and awards, including being a finalist at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.