Born in Saratov into an artistic family. Graduated from the Saratov Conservatory named after L.V. Sobinov. As a student, performed at the Saratov Opera and Ballet Theatre.
In 2000 graduated from the Moscow Conservatory (class of Irina Arkhipova), in 2002 — received a post-graduate degree there.
In 1999 was accepted into the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Music Theatre, in 2000 — into the opera troupe of the Bolshoi Theatre.
2nd prize at the 11th International Tchaikovsky Competition
3rd prize at the International Francisco Vinas Competition of Vocalists (Barcelona)
3rd prize at the International Glinka Competition
1st prize at the International Byulbyul Competition (Baku)
2nd prize at the International Competition of Vocalists (China)