Born in Chelyabinsk. After graduating from the Odessa State Nezhdanova Conservatoire in 1996 he was invited to join the Chelyabinsk State Glinka Theatre of Opera and Ballet where he performed the roles of Ruslan (Ruslan and Lyudmila), Bartolo (Le nozze di Figaro), Dulcamara (L’elisir d’amore) and Ferrando (Il trovatore).
Joined the Opera and Ballet Theatre of the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire in 1999.
Soloist with the St Petersburg Concert chamber philharmonic from 2001.
Guest soloist with the Mariinsky Theatre since 2009.
His repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre includes:
Demon (Demon, in concert)
Metivier (War and Peace)
The Lamplighter (The Story of Kai and Gerda)
Don Bartolo (Il barbiere di Siviglia)
Dr Kolenatý (The Makropulos Affair)
Starveling (A Midsummer Night’s Dream)
Junius (The Rape of Lucretia in concert)
Hermann and Le Capitaine des Sbires (Les Contes d’Hoffmann)
Prince Yamadori (Madama Butterfly)
Mr Astley (The Gambler)
He has worked with such conductors as Eduard Serov, Nicola Giuliani, Shungo Moriyama and Gintaras Rinkevičius.
Has toured to Italy, Spain and Japan.