Born in Germany in 1970, he began his studies at the “Real Conservatorio de Musica” in Madrid with Amparo Fuster, Pedro Lerma and Joaquín Soriano. He graduated with honors with the title “Profesor Superior de Piano” and won the award for Graduate of the Year in 1989.
He completed his studies at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow, the “Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía in Madrid, the “Hochschule für Musik Freiburg” (Germany), the “Fondazione per il Pianoforte” in Como (Italy) and the “Peabody Conservatory” in Baltimore (USA), studying primarily with Dmitri Bashkirov, Vitalij Margulis and Leon Fleisher. He actively participated in masterclasses with Murray Perahia, Alexis Weissenberg, Karl-Ulrich Schnabel, Fou Ts’ong, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau y Mstislav Rostropovich, among many others.
He was a finalist in the Santander International Competition “Paloma O’Shea” and he won first prizes in the international competitions “Chimay Foundation” (Chimay, Belgium), “Pilar Bayona” (Zaragoza) and “Dino Ciani” (Milan).
He has performed all over Europe and the United States, Russia, Central America, Korea and Japan with orchestras such as the Munich Philharmonic, the Moscow Philharmonic, the Teatro alla Scala Philharmonic, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, the Prague Philharmonic the “Radio Svizzera Italiana”, the “Norddeutsche Rundfunk”, the Hungarian Philharmonic and many Spanish orchestras.
Currently he is a professor at the Musikakademie in Basilea and at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz in Cologne. He is frequently invited to teach masterclasses in Europe, US and Korea.