Was born in Italy. As an assistant director he worked with directors such as Filippo Crivelli, Lofti Mansouri, Giuliano Montaldo, Pier Luigi Pizzi and Hugo de Ana. He cooperates with Franco Zeffirelli in theater as well as in cinema, and also with Graham Vick. Worked at opera houses such as La Scala, Opera di Roma, the Metropolitan Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Teatro Real in Madrid, Kirov, Royal Opera Covent Garden and others. Among his productions as a director are Gianni Schicchi and Il tabarro (Puccini), Tancredi and La gazzetta (Rossini), Cavalleria rusticana (Mascagni) and La Vida Breve (De Falla).
At the Israeli Opera he directed:
La bohème (1997) - associate director
Pagliacci (2004) - associate director
La travia (2005) - associate director
Cosi fan tutte (2007)