Riccardo gained experience in opera woking as a dancer in internationally in renowned opera productions directed by F. Zeffirelli, M. Gandini, D. Abbado, B. De Tomasi, M. E. Mexia.
He has directed
. G. Donizetti's Don Pasquale (2016)
. G. Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia (2017)
. G. Puccini's Madama Butterfly (2018)
. G. Verdi's Rigoletto (2019)
for Associazione Amici della Lirica Piacenza in collaboration with Giuseppina Campolonghi
. The Cry of The Double Bass, a contemporary opera by Sebastiano Dessanay presented at Tête à Tête opera festival 2017 in London.
He worked as choreographer/assistant to director M° Italo Nunziata in G. Verdi's La Forza del Destino at Teatro Municipale (Piacenza), Teatro Pavarotti (Modena) and Teatro Valli (Reggio Emilia) in Jan/Feb 2019.
Riccardo assisted M° Leonardo Lidi in G. Verdi's Falstaff production at Teatro Municipale (Piacenza), Teatro Pavarotti (Modena) and Teatro Valli (Reggio Emilia) in Jan/Mar 2020.
He was one of the Berlin Opera Academy 2019 scholarship recipients.