Was born in 1968 in Leningrad.
He holds a degree from the Rimsky - Korsakov
Conservatoire St. Petersburg and has received
training in Germany and the Netherlands with
professors Wolfgang Boettcher, Dmitri Ferschtman,
Colin Carr and Hans - Jakob Eschenburg.
Since 1990 holds a chair with
the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra.
He is also a guest soloist of the chamber orchestra
Neue Philharmonie Koeln and the famous Russian
chamber music ensemble Musica da Camera. In
2005, he won tne Vlllth International Pietro
Argento Competition in Italy