Mikhail Golikov was born in 1980 in St.Petersburg. He started his musical education in St.Petersburg Conservatory’s special music school and then entered the Conservatory itself. Finishing the Conservatory in 2003 he achieved the grade of choir conductor (prof.- S.Legkov and A.Titov). M.Golikov became a laureate of “The Jurlov International Choir Conducting Competition” in 2001 and of the “Russian National Young Conductor Competition” in 2002.
From 1999 till 2005 Mikhail Golikov managed the choir of St.Petersburg State University of Technology. Mikhail is an art-director and conductor of Youth chamber choir “The Petersburg Voices”, also he is a teacher of young conductor’s class in St.Petersburg State University of Culture and Art. As symphonic conductor assists the professor Vasily Sinaysky (St.Petersburg Conservatory).
Mikhail Golikov has already made several tours in Europe, participated in various international projects, particularly – with Maurice Bejart in Lausanne, Switzerland.