Prize-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), Bertrand (Iolanta), Cook (Love for Three Oranges), Don Prudenzio (Il viaggio a Reims), Sparafucile (Rigoletto), Monk (Don Carlo), High Priest of Baal (Nabucco), Doctor Grenvil (La traviata), Pistola (Falstaff), Zuniga (Carmen), Masetto (Don Giovanni), Sarastro (Die Zauberflote), Truffaldino (Ariadne auf Naxos).