Languages: German, English, Russian
Born in Odessa (Ukraine), graduated from Stolyarsky school of music in his hometown, studied at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow (David Oistrach & Semyon Snitkovsky). 1989 teacher at the Rubin Academy of Music in Tel Aviv and since 1999 Professor in Cologne.
Performs as soloist in concerts and festivals in Europe, USA, Japan, Israel, Russia, playing together with well-known musicians such as Paul Badura-Skoda, Yuri Bashmet, Mario Brunello, DinaYoffe etc. Many radio, TV and commercial recordings include works by Bach, Schubert, Wieniawski, Prokofiev, Ysaye, Szymanowski, Kreisler etc.