Sept. 7, 1984
Graduate of the Rimsky-Korsakov Saint Petersburg Conservatory studying under Nadezhda Drozdova-Weiner. In 2014 he was a prize winner in the Opera Without Borders Competition for Young Opera Singers in Krasnodar (fourth prize), in the 6th Nadezhda Obukhova Russian National Competition for Young Vocalists in Lipetsk (first prize), and in the 4th Maxim Mikhailov Competition for Young Opera Singers in Kaluga (first prize). While he was a student he appeared in the Conservatory’s theatre in the roles of Figaro (Le Nozze di Figaro), Ibn-Hakia (Iolanta), and Germont (La Traviata). Since 2013 he has been a soloist for the Mariinsky Theatre Academy of Young Opera Singers.