Born in Tashkent. In 1983 graduated from the Tashkent State Conservatoire (class of R. Yusupova) and was invited to the opera troupe of the Natalia Sats Children’s Music Theatre Company. Participated in productions of the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Music Theatre.
Trained in Italy under Mietta Sighele and Giorgio Luchetti (her performance at the International Competition of Vocalists Belvedere won her a prize – a training in Rome) and in France under Régine Crespin.
Undertook an acting course at the State University of New York at Albany.
In 1995 debuted at the Bolshoi Theatre as Cherubino (Le Nozze di Figaro). Since 1996 has been a soloist with the opera troupe of the Bolshoi Theatre.
In 2013-2016 was artistic director of the opera troupe of the Krasnoyarsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre.