May 13, 1989
Studies at the Moscow Conservatory under Prof. Pyotr Skusnichenko. In 2014 he won the 4th Boris Shtokolov International Vocal Competition in Saint Petersburg, took second prize at the 5th Galina Vishnevskaya International Opera…Get to know him better!
Which people would you invite as guests to your dream dinner party?
Of course, this is not possible; but I would like to invite all my family, friends, relatives and those who are alive today, and those who are no longer with us.
What is your favorite meal?
Do you have a favorite motto or proverb that you live your life by?
Make your own path.
Which person or people inspire you the most?
If you were 80 years old, what advice would you give to young people today?
Take care of your health!
What would you like people to say about you?
Oh my God, what a sporty and muscular handsome man!
How do you overcome the stage fright? / What is your ritual before going on stage?
I haven't got rituals. You have to have nervousness! The fear gives to you a strength.
When you perform... who are you playing for?
For the audience.
What job would you least like to do?
Is there a joke about musicians that you would like to share with us?
- Dad, what is a opera? - This is, my son, the performance, which begins at seven o'clock, and when you look at your watch three hours left, it shows 7.20!
What's the "most played" non-classical track on your phone?
Redbone - Come and Get Your Love.
You are on a desert island and can bring only 3 items, what do you bring?
Axe, lighter, flare gun.
What is your favorite noise/sound? What is the most annoying noise for you?
My favorite - the birds singing in the morning, annoying noise - when something or someone disturb me to sleep.
If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?
In the Moscow center.
What is the first thing you think about when you hear the word Tchaikovsky?
Fabulous music, drama, the Moscow Conservatory, and, of course, the Competition!
What is the first thing you think about when you hear the word competition?
The competition is associated with a new level in the life, exciting event, insane support of relatives, friends & teachers.
Wolfgang A. Mozart. The Count’s aria (Hai gia vinta la causa) from “Le nozze di Figaro”
Giuseppe Verdi. Rodrigo’s death scene from “Don Carlos”
Pyotr Tchaikovsky. “On the Golden Cornfields”, Op.39, No. 3, to lyrics by Aleksei Tolstoy