Born in Moscow, Mikhail Guzhov graduated from the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatoire (Anatoly Loshak’s class) in 1995.
In 1992–98 — a soloist of Moscow’s Stanislavsky and Nemirovich Danchenko Music Theatre.
In 1998–2005 — Bolshoi Theatre Opera Company’s artist.
In 1998 he became a guest soloist with the Music Theatre “Helikon Opera”. Since 2005 he has been a leading soloist of the Company.
Fyodor Chaliapin Prize at the II International Rachmaninov Competition
Prize winner of the III Rimsky-Korsakov International Competition
Irina Arkhipova Foundation Prize (bronze medal)
“Russia’s National Treasure“ Award
Honoured Artist of the Russian Federation