Concert pianist who won many major international piano competitions and was known on the concert and festival circuits.
He came in fifth at Moscow's 4th International Scriabin Competition when he was 17.
He debuted at Carnegie Hall in May 2009.
His family was very musical: his grandmother was a choir conductor; his father was a composer; and his mother was a music theory teacher.
He recorded some of Frederic Chopin's solo piano works for his first CD, which was released in 2011.