In 1987, he won the 2nd prize at the International Antonin Dvorak Competition in Czechoslovakia and special award from the Czechoslovak radio for best performance of a vocal cycle by a modern composer.
BiographyBorn in Moscow. In 1987, he graduated from the Tchaikovsky State Conservatoire (Evgeny Nesterenko’s class). In 1988, he joined the Bolshoi Theatre’s group of probationers. Since 1990 he has been a company soloist.
RepertoireSilvio, Prologue (Pagliacci)
Onegin (Eugene Onegin)
Yeletsky, Tomsky (The Queen of Spades)
Enrico (Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor)
Georges Germont (La Traviata)
Robert, Ibn-Hakia (Iolanta)
Pantalone, Leandro (Prokofiev’s The Love for Three Oranges)
The Matchmaker (Dargomyzhsky’s Rusalka)
Silvano (Un Ballo in Maschera)
Misgir (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Snow Maiden)
Mazeppa (Tchaikovsky’s Mazeppa)
Grigory Gryaznoy (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride)
Denisov (Prokofiev’s War and Peace)
Fyodor Poyarok (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and of the Maiden Fevronia)