Bor in Tula, after his degree at the Gnessin State Musical College in Moscow under Dmitry Vdovin he becomes part of the Helikon Opera Theatre in Moscow. He has won the “Neue Stimme” Competition in Germany.
He started a brillant career at a very young age singing: Grétry’s Pierre Le Grand in Moscow; Il Viaggio a Reims at the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, at Teatro Real in Madrid, at Teatro Comunale in Bologna, at San Carlo in Naples, a Bilbao, a Santander e a Wildbad; Così fan tutte a Palermo; La Scala di seta for his debut at Teatro alla Scala in Milan; Die Entfuhrung aus dem serail in Antwerp and Nice; Maometto II in Venice; Il Barbiere di Siviglia in Pesaro, at the Stresa Festival, in Bologna, Naples, Palermo, Bari, Venice, Hamburg, at the Staatsoper Berlin, in Dresden, Tokyo and at the Wiener Staatsoper; Don Giovanni (Don Ottavio) in Montecarlo; Don Pasquale (Ernesto) at Palau de Les Arts in Valencia; Cenerentola at the Rossini Opera Festival, at the Stresa Festival, at Teatro Comunale in Bologna, Teatro San Carlo in Naples, Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Petruzzelli in Bari, Opéra de Paris, Dresden, Wiener Staatsoper, Washington, Hamburg; Rossini‘s Otello di Rossini in Antwerpen, Gent, Lausanne and at Theater an der Wien; La Gazzetta at the Rossini Opera Festival; Semiramide in Bordeaux; Italiana in Algeri at the Stresa Festival, Rossini Opera Festival, Teatro Comunale in Bologna, Teatro San Carlo in Naples, Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari, Toulouse, Stanislavskij Theatre in Moscow (where he has been awarded with the Nationl Theatre Prize “Golden mask” for the role of Lindoro), at the Royal Opera House in Muscat; Anna Bolena (Percy) at the Donizetti Opera Festival in Bergamo; Bellini’s Bianca e Gernando, Rossini’s Ricciardo e Zoraide (Ricciardo) and Mercadante’s I Briagnti in Wildbad; Orphée et Eurydice in Toulon; Salieri’s Falstaff (Ford) at Theater an der Wien; Turco in Italia in Los Angeles and Bologna; La pietra del paragone (Giocondo) directed by Pier Luigi Pizzi at the Rossini Opera Festival; L’Occasione fa il ladro (Conte Alberto) in Oman with ROF.
He has worked with such important conductors as: Zedda, Renzetti, Abbado, Campanella, Rousset, Pidò, Jurowski, Mariotti, Scimone, Lopez-Cobos, Noseda, Arrivabeni, Frizza, Jacobs, Ferro and directors like: Pizzi, Fo, T. Servillo, Micheletto, Grinda, Morassi, Deflo, Miller, Del Monaco, Abbado, Brook, Asagaroff, Peter Hall, Vizioli, Fischer, Livermore.
He has recorderd: Cenerentola (Dynamic & Opus Arte); I Briganti, Donna del Lago e Viaggio a Reims (Naxos); Italiana in Algeri (BelAir Classiques); Maometto II (Dynamic); Pierre le Grand (Arthuas).
Among his future engagemets: Don Pasquale (Ernesto) and Cenerentola (Ramiro) at the Wiener Staatsoper; Gluck’s Orphée et Eurydice in Los Angeles; La Donna del lago in Liège; Il Barbiere di Siviglia at the Rossini Opera Festival; La fille du regiment at Teatro Comunale in Bologna; L’Italiana in Algeri at the Liceu in Barcelona.