World-renowned violinist, conductor, actor, director, composer of sonatas, and one-half of the music and comedy duo Ingudesman & Joo.
He attended Yehudi Menuhin School, a famous music school for young violinists, when he was twelve. He went on to study violin at the Vienna Conservatory from 1989 to 1998.
His first film, Noseland, is a full-length documentary about classical musicians and premiered in 2012 at the Transilvanian International Film Festival.
He was born in Leningrad, Russia.
He played violin on the Academy Award-nominated soundtrack for the movie Sherlock Holmes in 2009, which was composed by Hans Zimmer.