• Diploma-recipient at the International Rimsky-Korsakov Competition, the International Pavel Lisitsian Competition, the International Elena Obraztsova Competition (2003, 2006, 2007) and the International Stanisław Moniuszko Competition (2007, Warsaw).
Born in Arkhangelsk. Graduated from the Petrozavodsk branch of the Leningrad State Conservatoire. Has worked as a vocals accompanist at the Petrozavodsk Conservatoire, the Petrozavodsk State Musical Theatre, the St Petersburg Chamber Opera Company and the Mikhailovsky Theatre.
Currently engaged as an accompanist with the Mariinsky Academy of Young Singers.
Has taken part in master classes given by outstanding opera singers such as Vladimir Atlantov, Elena Obraztsova, Fedora Barbieri, Teresa Berganza, Renata Scotto, Galina Vishnevskaya and Joan Sutherland.
Performs concerts with vocalists in venues in St Petersburg, Moscow and other Russian towns as well as abroad in countries such as Poland, the USA, the UK, France, Finland, Italy, Portugal and Estonia.
Has been engaged as an accompanist and coach at the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence (France), in Luxembourg and at the Théâtre du Châtelet (France) as well as for performances by the London Symphony Orchestra.
Starting in 2006, he has appeared together with People's Artist of the USSR Elena Obraztsova both in Russia and abroad.