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Started his musical studies as a pianist at the age of 5. Won 11 competitions as a pianist, including IV Prokofiev Competition in Saint-Petersburg (2d prize, 2004).

In 2004 started his job as assistant conductor to Edward Serov at Volgograd Academic Symphony Orchestra.

In 2009 started as conductor at Volgograd Music Theatre. In 2011 was invited for the position of conductor at Volgograd Opera House, in 2012–2016 served as musical director of this institution, conducting all current opera and ballet repertory, including ‘The Marriage of Figaro’, ‘Così fan tutte’, ‘Carmen’, ‘Tosca’, ‘Eugene Onegin’, ‘Iolantha’, ‘The Swan Lake’, ‘The Sleeping Beauty’, ‘Giselle’ etc.

During the period initiated a number of international premieres, including the ‘Stabat Mater’ by K. Jenkins.

In 2016 accepted the invitation to become a conductor at Rousse State Opera, Bulgaria. Repertoire challenges included ‘Samson et Dalila’ by C. Saint-Saëns, ‘Der fliegende Holländer’ by R. Wagner, etc. Was part of international production teams, such as ‘Der Rosenkavalier’ by R. Strauss and ‘L’equivoco stravagante’ by G. Rossini.

In 2018-2019 served as opera coach with conducting responsibilities at Sofia National Opera and Ballet Theatre in Bulgaria.

In September 2019 started his services as Kapellmeister (conductor) and pianist at Theatre Altenburg Gera in Thuringia, Germany.

As guest conductor performed in the UK, France, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Argentina, Ecuador, South Korea, Bulgaria.

Active as chamber pianist in performances with singers and instrumentalists since 1998. Several programs have been recorded by Volgograd Regional Television (including J.S. Bach, J. Brahms, and R. Schumann’s works for viola and piano with Victor Ivanov). As a member of the ‘Consonance’ trio toured in Dordogne, France in 2011 and 2012.

Highlights of repertory for bigger ensembles include Quintets by A. Dvořák and N. Rimsky-Korsakov, a complete recording of ‘The Seasons’ of A. Vivaldi with Volzhsky String Quartet, etc.

Alumni of Volgograd State Institute of Arts and Culture as a pianist (2004), of Saint-Petersburg State Conservatory as symphony and opera conductor (2011).

In 2004­–2007 made a post-graduate course at Volgograd State University Philology Department, which resulted in the Ph.D. thesis ‘Phonetic Characteristics of Sung Speech’, based on phonetical-acoustical research of the practices of stage pronunciation of Russian-speaking opera singers (recordings dated from 1890s to 2007).

Professor of piano and chamber music (from 2001), orchestra and opera studio (from 2004) at Volgograd State Institute of Arts and Culture (till 2017).