Born in Vladivostok (Russia), he began his musical studies at the Central Special School in Moscow. During his studies he began his concert career, performing in recitals and concerts accompanied by important orchestras in Saint Petersburg, Moscow, Saratov, Minsk, Volgograd, Omsk, etc. He later continued his training at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow with the renowned pianist Elisso Virsaladze. During this period he also performed on several tours in Germany: Schauspielhaus-Berlin (accompanied by the Berliner Rundfunk Symphonieorchester), Leipzig, Dresden and Zwickau. He received the Special Tchaikovsky Prize for the best student awarded by the Conservatory, among other awards (International Robert Schumann Competition in 1985 in Zwickau, Germany).
He carries out a substantial concert activity, recognized for his interpretative subtlety and his polished technique. He has made several concert tours and participated in numerous international festivals and concert cycles, performing as a soloist with orchestra, recitals and as a chamber pianist alongside renowned performers, such as the cellist Natalia Gutman, the sopranos Annick Massis, Núria Rial, the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Quartet, the tenors Juan Diego Flórez, Josep Bros or the dancer Angel Corella. He has performed in Russia, Germany, Holland, Finland, Georgia, Belarus, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Japan, United States, Macedonia, Andorra and Spain. He recently performed Beethoven's Triple Concerto at the prestigious Tonhalle in Zürich, Switzerland.
Alongside his activity as a performer he has been part of international competition juries on several occasions. From 1991 to 1996, he developed his teaching work as a piano teacher at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow and in several master classes abroad, which he still gives regularly. Several of his students have won prizes in the most recognized international piano competitions. He is currently Professor of Piano at the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya (ESMuC).