Violinist who was the first person to win gold medals at the International Tchaikovsky Competition, the Sibelius, and the Paganini.
He attended the Central Music School for Especially Gifted Children out of the Moscow Conservatory and then earned his Master's degree and his Doctorate at the Conservatory.
He has performed with the Tempest Trio, which includes Amit Peled on cello and Alon Goldstein on piano.
He was born into a musical family and showed promise as a violinist at an early age.
He has released many recordings, including work by Piotr Tchaikovsky.