• Honoured Artist of Russia
• Diploma-recipient at Russia’s Golden Mask theatre festival (2003, 2005 and 2007) in the category “Best Male Role in Opera” for Josй (Carmen), Radames (Aida) and Sergei (Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk)
• Recipient of the international Debut prize from Philip Morris International (1999)
Joined the Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theatre in 1998.
Graduated from the Novosibirsk State Glinka Conservatoire (2003, class of Professor Didenko, People’s Artist of the Russian Federation).
From 1994 – 1998 he was a soloist with the Kazakh Abai Opera and Ballet Theatre (Almaty).
Soloist with the Mariinsky theatre from 2001–2002 (St Petersburg).
Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre included:
Herman (The Queen of Spades)
Tours: As part of a project by Mstislav Rostropovich he performed the role of Sergei in Shostakovich’s opera Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk directed by Sergio Renбn (Italy, 2000, Naples, Teatro di San Carlo; Rome, Opera di Roma), Germany (2001, Munich), France (2001, Dijon), Argentina (2001, Buenos Aires, Teatro Colуn).
Has also toured to Bulgaria (1999, Varna, International Festival; Young Gypsy (Aleko)), Slovakia (2005, Bratislava; Radames (Aida)), Italy (2005, Milan, Teatro alla Scala; Vakula (Cherevichki)) and Mexico (2006, Mexico City, Monterrey, Torreуn; Radames (Aida)).
Toured with the Novosibirsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre to Spain (1999, the Pretender in Boris Godunov), Portugal (1999, Rodolfo in La Bohиme), China (2001, Herman in The Queen of Spades), Thailand (2000, International Festival, Rodolfo in La Bohиme and 2004, Josй in Carmen), South Korea (2001, Cavaradossi in Tosca; 2002, Josй in Carmen and 2003, Rodolfo in La Bohиme, France (2009, Paris, Macduff in a co-production of Macbeth by the Novosibirsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre and the Opйra National de Paris).
In 2011 at the Mikhailovsky Theatre (St Petersburg) he performed the role of Herman in The Queen of Spades. In 2013 at the Yekaterinburg State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet he performed the title role in Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Otello.