He was born in 1991, Mamakan village of Irkutsk Region. He graduated the Music School No.7 (Class of Mikhail Lapis) in Irkutsk. Graduate of the St. Petersburg State Conservatory (Class of Honored Artist of Russia Alexander Shilo), where in 2017 graduated from the post-graduate studies (class of the same teacher). In 2016 he took a course by professor Eugene Levinson at the Juilliard School (Fulbright Program). From 2011 to 2013, he was the Artist of Mikhailovsky Theatre Orchestra. Since 2013 till now, he is the Deputy Concertmaster of Mariinsky Theatre Contrabasses.
The laureate of international competitions:
2008 - The winner of Regional Competition for Stringed Instruments (Irkutsk);
2010 - The winner of II Open Interregional Competition for Young Performers on Bowed Instruments (Irkutsk);
2013 – The winner at V Kusevitzky International Competition (St. Petersburg).
He became the Holder of Irkutsk Region Governor's Scholarship twice (2007 and 2009).
He was a participant of master classes by prominent contrabassists such as Rinat Ibragimov, Eugene Levinson, Thomas Martin, Alberto Bochchini and Peter Yuga.
He played as the soloist with such Orchestras as Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, St. Petersburg State Academic Orchestra, St. Petersburg Academic Capella, Irkutsk Region Governor`s Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra "Amadeus" and "Cantarella". He successfully performed in major Russian venues: St. Petersburg Academic Capella, Concert Hall of Mariinsky Theatre, Small Hall of St. Petersburg Shostakovich Philharmonia, Irkutsk, Sverdlovsk and Veliky Novgorod Philharmonics. His concert repertoire includes sophisticated virtuoso pieces. He cooperated with such Conductors as Alexey Vasiliev, Eugene Volyn, Alexander Titov, Viktor Sobolev, Tatiana Akimova, Nimrod Pfeffer and Christian Knapp.
In 2010 at the Small hall of the St.Petersburg Philharmonia the premiere took place – Evgeny Ryzhkov soloed in dedicated to him Double bass concerto by Mikhail Lapis.
In 2015 he performed at the XX International Festival "Musical Olympus". Annually performs at the International Music Festival "Planet Contrabass" and Russian-American Festival Project "Educational Bridge".