Born in Irkutsk. In 1987 graduated from the Tchaikovsky Music College in Ekaterinburg, in 1992 — from the Gnesin Russian Academy of Music (class of Natalia Shpiller).
In 1990—95 was a soloist the Ekaterinburg Theatre of Opera and Ballet.
In 1995—96 performed at the Moscow Novaya Opera Theatre headed by Yevgeny Kolobov.
In 1996 was accepted into the opera troupe of the Bolshoi Theatre.