Aug. 1, 1982
Graduated from the Rimsky-Korsakov Saint Petersburg Conservatory studying under Prof. Grayr Khanedanian (2010). In 2008 he won third prize at the International Rimsky-Korsakov Competition for Young Opera Singers in Saint Petersburg. In 2011 he earned a diploma and received a special prize in the XIV International Tchaikovsky Competition. In 2012 he was a prize winner in the 1st All-Russian Competition for young vocalists called “The Future of the Musical Theatre” in Omsk. Since 2003 he has been a soloist for the Mariinsky Theatre Academy of Young Opera Singers. As a member of that troupe he has performed on tour in France, Finland, Spain, the USA, and Japan. His repertoire embraces the title role in Otello, Canio (I Pagliacci), Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly), Don Jose (Carmen), Cavaradossi (Tosca), Hermann (The Queen of Spades) along with others.