Graduated from the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory in 1974. Then he worked in the department of children’s programmes of the USSR State Committee for Television and Radio Broadcasting. In 1988 he became one of the founders of the Children’s Music Theatre of Young Actors.
He has written music to different productions and radio plays, children’s operas Mowgli (Children’s Music Theatre of Young Actors) and The Little Scarlet Flower, the ballet The Daughter of Blizzard, choral and chamber pieces.
He is an Associate Professor at the Composition Department of the Ippolitov-Ivanov Moscow Teachers’ Training Institute and a member of the Composers’ Union of Russia.
Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker. An Opera — Musical version