Prize-winner at the I International Vocalists’ Competition Grand-Prix of St Petersburg.
Graduated from the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire in 2002. From 1998–2001 he was a soloist with the Musorgsky Opera and Ballet Theatre (now the Mikhailovsky Theatre).
From 2001–2008 he was a soloist with the Mariinsky Academy of Young Singers. Mariinsky Theatre soloist since 2008.
Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre:
Chaplitsky (The Queen of Spades)
Khrushchev the Boyar (Boris Godunov)
Foma Nazarich (Sadko)
Young Gypsy (Aleko)
The 3rd Japanese emissary (Le Rossignol)
The Police Inspector and Ivan (The Nose)
Coachman (Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk)
Lopez (Betrothal in a Monastery)
Lord of the Treasury of His Majesty in London (The Lefthander)
October (A Christmas Tale)
Conte di Libenskof (Il viaggio a Reims)
Don Basilio (Le nozze di Figaro)
Arturo Bucklaw (Lucia di Lammermoor)
Ernesto (Don Pasquale)
A Messenger (Il trovatore)
Ruiz (Il trovatore)
Danieli (I vespri siciliani)
Count of Lerma (Don Carlo)
Knights of Brabant (Lohengrin)
Second Nazarene (Salome)
Janek (The Makropulos Affair)
Poisson (Adriana Lecouvreur)
A Sickly Gambler (The Gambler)
In 2005 he made his debut with the Mariinsky Opera Company as Ivan (The Nose) at the Opéra Bastille and as the Conte di Libenskof (Il viaggio a Reims) at the Théâtre du Châtelet. He has taken part in international festivals and has toured to the USA, Great Britain, France, Spain, Germany, Finland and Japan.