BassPrize-winner at the Rimsky-Korsakov Young Opera Singers` Competition (St Petersburg, 2004).
Born in Leningrad. Graduated from the Leningrad Glinka School of Music in 1998 and subsequently studied at the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire.
Soloist with the Mariinsky Academy of Young Singers since 2002.
Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre includes:
Svetozar (Ruslan and Lyudmila),
Surin (The Queen of Spades),
Cook (Love for Three Oranges),
Don Prudenzio (Il viaggio a Reims),
Monk (Don Carlo),
High Priest of Baal (Nabucco),
Doctor Grenvil (La traviata),
Masetto (Don Giovanni),
Sarastro (Die Zauberflote),
Truffaldino (Ariadne auf Naxos).