Known for his highly acclaimed teaching methods as well as for debuting the functions of such composers as Stephen Paulus. He was students in the Moscow Conservatory beneath the tutelage of Alexander Borisovich Goldenweiser and Theodore Gutman. He became the creator from the biannual Piano-e-Competition. He and his wife, cellist Tatiana Remenikova, remaining Russia within the first area of the 1970s and wouldn’t normally come back until 2004. He was created a few brief years prior to the death of famous Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev.