The honored artist of the Russian Federation (2008), the honored artist of the Republic of Abkhazia (2012)
The chief conductor of the Moscow Academic Musical Theater of Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko, the art director and the chief conductor of the Chamber Orchestra of Moscow State Conservatory.
He graduated from the Moscow Conservatory, majoring in two classes: cello (Professor Maria Tchaikovsky, 1996) and the opera and symphony conducting (Professor Basil Sinaisky, 2002), completed postgraduate studies in a string quartet (Professor Andrew Shishkov, 1998). Since 1999 he was a conductor of the Moscow Musical Theatre of Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko. In 2004 he became a chief conductor. He was an assistant to the chief conductor of the State Symphony Orchestra of Russia named after Svetlanov (2000-2002), performed with such stars as Placido Domingo, Montserrat Caballe, Mstislav Rostropovich. In 2003 the musician was invited to the theatre “Novaya Opera”, where during 2004-2006 he held the post of the chief conductor. It was that time when he created a symphonic program with Yun Temirkaniov and Natalia Gutman, a concert for the 100th anniversary of Dmitry Shostakovich, conducted concerts featuring Eliso Virsaladze and Jose Kura project “Cinemafonia” (the 60th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War. He was also a music director and a conductor of the Opera “The Tsar’s Bride” byRimsky-Korsakov, “Norma” by Bellini, the play “O Mozart!.. Mozart”, concert programs “Romances of Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov”, “Opera and Jazz”. Since 2011 he is an artistic and the chief conductor of the Chamber Orchestra of the Moscow Conservatory. Since 2007 he has been teaching at the Department of Opera and Symphony conducting of the Moscow State Conservatory, and since 2011 he has been an artistic director and the chief conductor of the Chamber Orchestra.