July 10, 1986
Born in Dolgoprudny. At the age of 19 he graduated from the Moscow Conservatory studying under Andrei Diev (2006) and subsequently completed his postgraduate studies (2009). He also pursued postgraduate studies at the Royal College of Music in London under Prof. Vanessa Latarche (2006-2008). In 2004 he won the 3rd International Scriabin Piano Competition in Moscow; in 2005 he won second prize and the audience favourite award in the 2nd Rachmaninov International Piano Competition in Los Angeles. In 2007 at the XIII International Tchaikovsky Competition he took the award for the best performance of a work by Tchaikovsky, as well as the Moscow Conservatory prize—a recital in its Great Hall. He has appeared in over 40 countries. His discs of compositions by Scriabin (Mirare, 2008) and Shostakovich (Mirare, 2012) have received the Diapason d'or, Diapason Découverte and Choc de Classica awards.