Sergej Krylov was born in Moscow into a family of musicians and began studying the violin at five years of age. At the age of seven, he appeared for the first time at a public recital and at the age of ten he had his début with an orchestra following a Bach Concert. He has been a pupil of some of the most important musicians and teachers, such as Leonid Kogan, Sergej Kravcenko, Abram Stern and lastly Salvatore Accardo and has become considerably one of the most significant talents of his generation.
He has worked with prestigious orchestras such as the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, the Residenza dell'Aia Orchestra, the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, the Linz Symphony Orchestra, the Turin RAI Orchestra, the Bolzano Haydn Orchestra, the Trieste Council Theatre Orchestra, the "G.Verdi" Symphony Orchestra, Milan, the Pforzheim Chamber Orchestra, The Archi della Scala, Colubus Symphony Orchestra, the Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra, The Brandenburg Philharmonic Orchestra, the Brescia and Bergamo Festival Orchestra, the Mantua Chamber Orchestra, The Lugano Radio Orchestra, the New Japanese Philharmonic. He has also worked with some of the most internationally appreciated conductors such as D.Kitaenko, A.Francis, D.Kakidze, S.Sondezkis, F.Welser-Most, J.Sado, A.Orizio, U.Benedetti Michelangeli, C.Scimone who are held in high esteem by both international critics and audiences.
In Italy, Sergej Krylov has played in the principle concert seasons; The Concert Society and Theatre, at the Scala, Milan, the Pergola Theatre, Florence, the Friends of Music, Palermo, the Ponchielli Theatre, Cremona, the International Pianist Festival of Brescia and Bergamo, the Bibiena Theatre, Mantua, the Council Theatre of Trento and Verona, the Concert Society of Aquila, the Cini Foundation Venice. Above all he has performed many times in Switzerland, France, Germany, Spain, Czechoslovakia, Israel, Greece, Hungary, the USA, Japan, Argentina, Chile (where in 1993 he was awarded the prize of the Chilean Critics for the best foreign interpreter of the year for classical music).
He recorded with EMI Classics, Melodia, Agora. For several years he has regularly played with the pianist Stafania Mormone. On the 30th September 2000, Sergej Krolov won the first prize of the prestigious International Violin Competition of "F.Kreisler" of Vienna. In November 2000, he was given the prestigious recognition of "Viotti d'Oro".