Alexey Seleznev was born in Moscow in 1955. In 1980 he graduated from the Moscow Conservatory where he studied with professor N. Shakhovskaya and four years later completed his post-graduate studies also in her class.

At the age of 13 he became a laureate of the youth competition held by Mstislav Rostropovich in Moscow. From 1982 to 1992 he was a member of the Moskontsert String quartet. His concert tours took him to many Russian towns and also to Japan, Germany, Austria, China, USA, Poland, France, Switzerland, Korea and other countries. From 1992 to 1996 he appeared with a concert series «Three ages of cello sonata» together with an Honored Artist of Russia T. Oganezova. In 1999 A. Seleznev received the title of an Honored Artist of Russia.

Биография Оганезовой.