Born in Syktyvkar. Graduated from the vocals and directing faculty of the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire (class of Sergei Aleksashkin, People’s Artist of Russia).
Since 2010 he has been a soloist with the Mariinsky Academy of Young Opera Singers. Made his Mariinsky Theatre debut in 2011 in Benjamin Britten’s opera A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre includes:
a Company Commander, Zaretsky (Eugene Onegin)
Snug (A Midsummer Night’s Dream)
Second Strelets, Varsonofiev, Leader of the Streltsy (Khovanshchina)
Deaf Old Man, Peasants (Boris Godunov)
Singing Beggar (The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevronia)
Gavrila, Captain Ramballe (War and Peace in concert)
Manilov’s Grandfather (Dead Souls)
Grumio (The Taming of the Shrew in concert)
Chirikin (Into the Storm in concert)
Ivasenko, a Lad (Semyon Kotko)
Eight Yard-Keepers, a Conman (The Nose)
District Inspectors, Doctors, Policemen, the Lefthander’s Special Courier in England, Orderlies in St Petersburg (The Lefthander)
Guccio (Gianni Schicchi)
Monks (Don Carlo)
Antonio (Le nozze di Figaro)
a Commissioner (La traviata)
an Old Gypsy (Il trovatore)
Second Knight of the Grail (Parsifal)
Knights of Brabant (Lohengrin)
and George the Bartender, Lord Boxington, the Prince of Transylvania (My Fair Lady).