He graduated from the Rimsky-Korsakov Saint Petersburg State Conservatory in 2005 (Prof. Vladimir Uspensky’s class). In 2009, he began training at the Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre, and under Prof. Vishnevskaya’s guidance he prepared and performed the parts of Lensky (Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin),Lykov (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s bride),Simpleton (Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov),Faust (Gounod’s Faust) and Duke of Mantua (Verdi’ Rigoletto).
In 2011, he debuted at the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia as Simpleton (Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov). In 2012-2019, he was a soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre. He took part in many premieres of recent years: Bellini’s La sonnambula, Banevich’s The Story of Kai and Gerda, Shostakovich’s Katerina Izmailova, Donizetti’s Don Pasquale, Puccini’s Manon Lescaut and Britten’s Billy Budd. He performed Prince Myshkin at the premiere of Weiberg’s The Idiot.
In 2013, he was a special guest at the Una notte per Caruso festival in Sorrento (Italy).
Since 2014, he has been a singer of the Tenors of the 21st Century art project.
Since 2016, he has regularly sung at the Mariinsky Theatre and takes part in the Stars of the White Nights festival (St. Petersburg).
As a member of the Bolshoi Theatre company he toured in Austria, the USA, Hongkong, France and Spain. In 2017, he sang in the opera La sonnambula in concert (the part of Elvino) in the Concert Hall of the Mariinsky Theatre (the Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra, conductor - Zaurbek Gugkaev). In the season he successfully toured in the USA and Poland.
In June 2019 as a guest soloist he performed the title part in Boyarsky’s opera Pushkin at the Novaya Opera (premiere).
Since October 2019, he has been a soloist of the Novaya Opera Theatre.
Awards and Honours:
- Prize-winner of the 4th Galina Vishnevskaya International Competition for Young Artists (Moscow, 2012, 3rd prize and Audience Choice Award)
Roles performed at the Novaya Opera:
Pushkin in Boyarsky's Pushkin
Lensky in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin
Ivan Lykov in Rimsky-Korsakov'sThe Tsar's Bride
Tamino in Mozart's Die Zauberflöte (fairy-tale with pictures)
Raffaele von Leuthold in Verdi's Stiffelio (in concert)