|Year of Birth:||1966|
Born in Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, he graduated from the Tbilisi State Conservatoire in 1989, after which he became a probationer at the Bolshoi Theatre. In 1990-1993, he was a soloist at Tbilisi Opera and Ballet Theatre. In 1995, he joined the Bolshoi Theatre.
From 2016 he is leading Georgian National Opera and Ballet Theatre aT Tbilisi. In 2018 he founded first international vocal competition in Georgia - “Opera Crown”