Riccardo Bovino, born in Turin in 1975, began to study the piano in his hometown. Having graduated with top marks, he continued his studies in Basel with Jürg Wyttenbach and Gérard Wyss. Conducting studies took him to Dennis Russel Davies at the Mozarteum Salzburg. Alongside an intensive activity as soloist, his preference for chamber music and singing leads him to collaborate regularly with such artists as Ivan Monighetti, Sol Gabetta, Gautier und Renaud Capuçon, Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Reto Bieri, Mirjam Tschopp, Quartetto di Cremona, Ransom Wilson, Raphäel Oleg, Claudia Barainsky, Jennifer Larmore and Hans Peter Blochwitz. He performs at important venues including the Tonhalle Zurich, the Wigmore Hall London, the Musikverein Vienna, the Coliseo in Buenos Aires, the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, the Rudolfinum Prague and the Stadt Casino Basel and was invited to the Lucerne Festival, the Montpellier Festival, the Davos and the Engadin Festivals, the Båstad Chamber Music Festival, the "Settimane musicali" Stresa and the Menuhin Festival Gstaad. He has made numerous recordings for cpo, panclassics and various European radio broadcasters. Riccardo Bovino is a lecturer at the Hochschule der Künste in Bern.