Pescia was the brilliant First Prize Winner at the 2002 Gina Bachauer International Artists Piano Competition. In 2007, he received the Prix Musique de la Fondation Vaudoise pour la culture. He was a prizewinner at the Bourse de la Fondation Leenaards in Lausanne. He is founding member and artistic director of the Lausanne chamber music series Ensemble enScène. In 2012 he was appointed professor for piano at the Haute Ecole de Musique de Genève. He has performed at the Berlin Konzerthaus, the Hamburg Laieszhalle, the Mozarteum Salzburg, Carnegie Hall, Shanghai Oriental Arts Center, Wigmore Hall, Tonhalle Zürich, Vienna Konzerthaus and at festivals such as Prague Spring Festival, Lucerne Festival and Les Muséiques Basel. Orchestral appearances include the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, the Festival Strings of Luzern, the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana, the Klassische Philharmonie Bonn, the Camerata Bern and the Orchestre National de Lille.