Born November 12, 1970 in Buenos Aires is a French-Argentine composer, conductor and pianist. He studied composition, conducting and piano with (a.o.) Gérard Grisey at the Conservatoire de Paris and Hans Zender at the Hochschule für Musik Frankfurt am Main. He wrote a dozen stage works, from pocket-operas to full orchestra operas, also orchestral works, concerti, chamber music, two secular cantatas and several song cycles. His works are regularly played in theaters and festivals such as Berlin Staatsoper, Hamburg Staatsoper, Oper Zürich, Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, Paris Opéra Comique, Bordeaux Opera, Berliner Philharmonie, Hamburg Elbphilharmonie, Mozarteum Salzburg, Buenos Aires Teatro Colón, Rome Opera, Spoleto Opera. In 2012, he was the portrayed composer of the Radio France Festival Présences, a retrospective of his works in fourteen concerts at the Théâtre du Châtelet.
Luciano Berio awarded him the 2000 Orpheus Prize for his chamber opera Midea produced at the Teatro Caio Melisso in Spoleto in 2000 and at the Rome Opera in 2001. In 2007 he received a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship for Music Composition. He is the recipient of several prices like the Prix de la Musique Symphonique de la SACEM or the Prix George Enesco. He was a composer in residence at the Schloß Solitude in Stuttgart, Germany (invited by Hans Zender), at Herrenhaus-Edenkoben (invited by Peter Eötvös) and at the Villa Kujoyama in Kyoto, Japan.
He conducted the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Orch. National d'Ile-de-France, the Bordeaux Opera, Ensemble Resonanz of Hamburg, Akademie für Alte Music Berlin and other ensembles. He was the Music Director of the Orchestre du Crous de Paris (1996–1998).