Sergei Petrov was born in 1981 in Norislk, in the Krasnoyar Region. In 2005 he graduated from the Gnesin Russian Academy of Music, from the class of the Russian national artist, professor Ivan Pateleevich Mozgovenko.
In 2001, he became the soloist of the «Russian Philharmonic» orchestra, and from 2002 on—a soloist of the Bolshoi Theater of Russia orchestra.
In 2005, Sergei Petrov became the first prize Laureate of the Rimsky-Korsakov international competition in St. Petersburg.
He is an active concert performer and collaborates with many leading musicians.