(b Novosibirsk, 1974).
Russ. violinist. Began lessons at age 5 with Galina Turtschaninova and later studied at junior dept. RAM and with Zakhar Bron. Won Junior Wieniawski Comp. 1984 and Carl Flesch Comp. 1990. Brit. début 1991. NY début 1991. London (Proms) début 1992. Has recorded concs. with Rostropovich as cond. Occasionally conducts.