Professor at the University for Music and Dance Cologne and Mozarteum Salzburg.Master classes worldwide. Jury member at int. competitions. Teaching of int.prizewinners. Since 2005 artistic director and president of the jury of Telekom Beethoven Competition Bonn. Director of the summer academy Lausanne. Founder of the Gililov Piano Quartett. Numerous solo- and orchestra concerts with the Philharmonic Orchestras of Leningrad, Moscow and Warsaw, Vienna Symphonic Orchestra and Detroit Chamber Orchestra in concert halls e.g. Berlin’s Philharmonie, Alte Oper Frankfurt, Viennas Musikverein, La Scala Mailand, Tonhalle Zurich. Numerous CD-recordings. Playing at festivals like Edinburgh, Schleswig Holstein, Salzburg Festival, Meraner Festspielen, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg und Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg. Contemporary composers dedicated their works to him. Prizewinner such as G.B. Viotti and International Chopin Competition. Studied at the St. Petersburg Conservatory.