Born in 1971 in Tashkent, he graduated from the St Petersburg State Conservatory. In 2003, he joined the Mikhailovsky Opera Company.
His repertory includes:
— Valentin (Faust) — Eletsky (The Queen of Spades) — Germont (La traviata) — Onegin (Eugene Onegin) — King Rene (Iolanthe) — The Duke of Buckingham (The Three Musketeers) — Alfio (Cavalleria rusticana) — Silvio (Pagliacci)
Prize-winner at the International Singing Competition