Started playing with Northern Ballet in 1996.
Guest principal cello at BBC Scottish, Scottish Opera, Opera North, Northern Sinfonia, London Concert Orchestra.
Broadcast on BBC Scottish and BBC Radio 3 with Rostov String Quartet and Rachmaninov Trio. C.D. performances on Rostor S.Q. Rachmaninov Trio, Classic Trio. Rachmaninov Trio tours to Malta, Germany, United States. Two concerts in Wigmor Hall. First prize in All Soviet Union String Quartet Competition.
Born in Sverdlovsk, Russia.
When not on tour lives in Canterbury.
Studied at Sverdlovsk, Rostov-on-Don, Moscow.