Member of the orchestra since 2005.
Received the Audience Appreciation Prize at the International Violinists’ Competition in Augsburg, Germany (1995).
Plays on a violin by the French master Salomon from the second half of the 18th century.
1st Prize winner and gold medalist at the 11th International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow (1998).
Successfully combines his position in the orchestra with activity as a soloist. Gives particular attention to chamber music. His partners have included Yury Bashmet, Gidon Kremer, Lynn Harrell, Gary Hoffman, Vladimir Ovchinnikov and Denis Matsuyev.