Right after studying at the Conservatory within Milan, and subsequently along with Berio, he spent many years composing in traditional types, including several chamber as well as orchestral compositions. He quickly garnered international attention great music was performed in venues such as the Teatro m?nga Scala, the Tanglewood Event, Lincoln Center, and the UCLA Center for Performing Artistry.
In the mid-1980s he began to look for more personal expression within a series of works for dancing and multimedia, and later with regard to piano.
Some of his aide in theater, video, as well as dance included compositions for your Sul filo d’Orfeo within 1984, Time Out in 1988, the dance-theater piece created with author Andrea De Carlo, The actual Wild Man in 1990, and the Emperor in 1991. Later on collaborations include Salgari (Per terra e per mare) (1995), an opera/ballet commissioned by the Arena di Verona with texts by Emilio Salgari, Rabindranath Tagore as well as Charles Duke Jr, as well as E. A. Poe (1997), which was conceived as a soundtrack for silent films.