BaritoneHas been awarded diplomas at the Moniuszko International Competition (Warsaw, 2001), the Rimsky-Korsakov Competition (St Petersburg, 2002) and the Lisitsian Competition (Vladikavkaz, 2003). Born in Molodechno, Byelorussia.Graduated from the Molodechno Music School in 1997.Studied at the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire.Soloist with the Mariinsky Academy of Young Singers from 2000-2004.Mariinsky Theatre soloist since 2004.Has studied in Milan since October 2004 (under Professor R. Metre).Has taken part in master classes given by Elena Obraztsova, Dmitry Hvorostovsky, Vladimir Atlantov, Dennis O?Neal and Renata Scotto. Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre includes: Lutheran Pastor (Khovanshchina), Onegin (Eugene Onegin), Ebn-Hakir (Iolanta), Kovalev (The Nose), Rodrigo di Posa (Don Carlo), Gianni Schicchi (Gianni Schicchi), Aeneas (Dido and Aeneas). Repertoire also includes: Prince Yeletsky (The Queen of Spades), Andrei Bolkonsky (War and Peace), Enrico (Lucia di Lammermoor), Giorgio Germont (La traviata), Ford (Falstaff ) and the baritone part in Carmina burana. Has performed in concert programmes with Larisa Gergieva in Paris, London, Boston, Bombay, Rome and Helsinki.Has toured with the Mariinsky Opera Company to the USA, Japan, the UK, Finland and France.