Traditional musician who earned the 1992 concerto Gramophone Award for his recording from the Medtner Piano Concertos Zero. 2 and 3. He medaled in the 1976 Montreal International Piano Competition as well as the 1978 Tchaikovsky International Competition. He advocated the functions of neglected composers like Muzio Clementi, Nikolai Medtner, Carl Maria von Webe. His family members was surviving in Aniskino when he was created in Soviet-controlled Russia. He became a citizen on the Yehudi Menuhin College in 1990.