Riccardo Maini was born in Domodossola on 17/5/1996 and grew up in Valle Vigezzo (Piemonte). He started playing the piano at the age of 7. During the same period he was a pupil of Roberto Olzer, a jazz pianist, organist and performer known all over the world. Riccardo has taken part along his career in International competition such as “Concorso Internazionale di esecuzione pianistica” which took place in Atri-Teramo and the international piano competition “La Palma d’Oro” in San Benedetto del Tronto. In 2018 Riccardo Maini released his first self-produced album “Dreaming the Universe”. In 2019 he attended a course in Milan at the Educational Music Academy managed and directed by Roberto Cacciapaglia. This experience gave birth in 2020 the new album “Love and Elements” with the artistic direction of Roberto Cacciapaglia. In 2020 the score of “Dreaming the Universe”, released in the eponymous album, was chosen to be stored at UCLA library (University of California – Los Angeles). Since December 2020 he started taking lessons with the internationally renowned pianist Daniela Hlinkova.