Since his father played the guitar badly, becomes the family pianist and accompanies his parents, who earn their living by singing and dancing in Russian cabarets. In addition to Russian songs, is immersed in operatic arias through the singing of his parents and the records of the super stars (Caruso, Schipa, Galli-Curci, Ponselle) that they collect.

Feera and Yuri Istomin in stage costumes