He graduated from the Moscow Conservatory in cello. Pupil A.K. Fedorchenko. He also graduated from the Nizhny Novgorod Conservatory in organ class from Professor G. I. Kozlova. Soloist of the Moscow Philharmonic (since 1989).
Concerts as a cellist and organist. Recorded over 30 CDs (JS Bach, R. Schumann, I. Brahms, F. Chopin, M. Reger). Among the creative achievements are Bach’s Art of the Fugue, Bach’s Six Suites for cello solo (performed one evening at the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, 2000), Bach’s Chaconne’s recording in the cello version, and all Reger’s sonatas for cello and piano (in France, with E. Oganesyan). She tours in many countries of the world. Performs with Yu.A. Bashmet, V.V. Tretyakov, V. Repin, V.T. Spivakov, V. Afanasyev, M. S. Voskresensky, N.L. Lugansky, B. Berezovsky, E. Leonskaya and others. Author of the cello transcriptions of the Fifth Sonata L. van Beethoven for violin and piano, Duet A dur F. Schubert, Scherzo c moll Brahms.