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 direction of conductors such as Claudio Abbado, Eliahu Inbal, Peter Maag and Giuseppe Sinopoli, performing in prestigious concert halls.
He then collaborated with Umberto Benedetti Michelangeli, Daniele Gatti, Andrea Marcon, Christoph Hogwood, Trevor Pinnok, Franz Bruggen, Paul Mc Creesh, Giovanni Antonini and Ottavio Dantone. Significant was his collaboration with the Virtuosi of Rome during the ‘70s and later with the Sonatori della gioiosa Marca, the Venice Baroque Orchestra, the Mozart Orchestra, the Orchestre des Champs Elysees, the Basel Chamber Orchestra, Il Giardino Armonico, the Zurich Chamber Orchestra and the Academy of Ancient Music.
His recording has led him to collaborate with labels like Erato, Divox Antiqua, Sony and Deutsche Grammophon GmbH, with whom currently has an exclusive contract. His recording releases have won many important awards such as Diapason d'Or and Choc du Monde.
Among the most recent recordings, the concertos for two violins by Vivaldi with Viktoria Mullova and the Venice Baroque Orchestra, the complete Mozart concertos with Claudio Abbado and Orchestra Mozart and Haydn violin concertos with the Orchestre des Champs Elysees.