•Honoured Artist of Russia.
•Prize-winner at the International Competition of Young Opera Singers (Perm, 1993).
•Prize-winner at the All-Russian Vocalists‘ Competition (Belgorod, 1991).
Born in Novosibirsk. Graduated from the Novosibirsk State Glinka Conservatoire in 1992. Soloist with the Novosibirsk State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet from 1989.
Made his Mariinsky Theatre debut in 1991 as Andrei in Tchaikovsky‘s Mazepa. Mariinsky Theatre soloist in 1995.
Soloist with the Novosibirsk State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet from 1996 – 2000.
Soloist with the St Petersburg State Academic Musorgsky Theatre of Opera and Ballet from 2000 – 2001.
Soloist with the Krasnodar State Theatre of Opera and Ballet from 2001 – 2002.
Mariinsky Theatre soloist since 2002.
Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre includes:
Vladimir Igorevich (Prince Igor),
Leshy (The Snow Maiden),
Grisha Kuterma (The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevronia),
Old Grandpa (The Tale of Tsar Saltan),
Semyon Kotko (Semyon Kotko),
Respected Colonel (The Nose),
Loge (Das Rheingold).
Repertoire also includes: Andrei Khovansky, Golitsyn (Khovanshchina), Lensky (Eugene Onegin), Vaudemont (Iolanta), Herman (The Queen of Spades), Lykov (The Tsar‘s Bride), Manrico (Il trovatore), Otello (Otello), Rodolfo (La Bohиme), Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly) and Jose (Carmen).
Has toured with the Mariinsky Theatre to the USA (Los Angeles).
In 2001, took part in the Musorgsky Theatre of Opera and Ballet‘s production of Puccini‘s Tosca (as Cavaradossi) in Japan (Tokyo). Has toured to Egypt, Portugal, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands and Denmark.
Has performed solo concerts in Sweden, Austria, Turkey, China and Italy.
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