Born in Leningrad in 1979. In 1995 he graduated from the Mstislav Rostropovich Children’s Arts School and in 2003 he graduated from the piano faculty of the St Petersburg Conservatoire (class of Alexander Sandler).
Has been a prize-winner at several competitions including the All-Russian Chamber Music Competition in Moscow (1st prize, 1995), the International Piano Duets Competition (1st prize, 1995), the International Concertino Praga Competition (3rd prize, 1995), the IV International Jāzepa Vītola Piano Competition in Riga (1st prize, 2002) and the III International Franz Liszt Piano Competition in Wrocław (1st prize, 2002).
Frequently tours throughout Russia and abroad. In April 2001 he made his debut as a soloist at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. Has also performed in Latvia, Germany, Sweden, Austria, Serbia, France, Poland, Greece and South Korea. Has collaborated with the Academic Symphony Orchestra of the St Petersburg Philharmonic, the Symphony Orchestra of the St Petersburg Cappella, the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, the Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra and the Wrocław Philharmonic Orchestra.
Teaches chamber performance class at the St Petersburg Conservatoire and is a guest concert-master at the Summer Music Academy in Marktoberdorf (Germany).
Has recorded a solo disc of works by Beethoven, Scriabin, Liszt and Prokofiev (2004).