Honored artist of the Russian Federation Michael Klein died during a concert in the Irkutsk Philharmonic. The pianist performed improvisation, when he suffered a heart attack.


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Honored artist Michael Klein died at the concert in the organ hall of the Irkutsk Philharmonic directly at the piano, performing his own composition, jazz fantasy, “Russia”, which includes fragments of several famous songs.

“He began to play “Swan fidelity” and suddenly fell. The audience was in a terrible state,” – said the artistic Director of the Philharmonic society Marina tokarsky, reports “Interfax”.

As reported Newirkutsk.ru after Klein fell down during performance, rushed to his doctors, who were in the room. They did everything possible to start a stopped heart, but were unable to save the artist.

Michael Klein graduated from the Irkutsk College of the arts, then the Moscow state Conservatory. P. I. Tchaikovsky . In his younger years he worked with famous pop artists, among which are Bedros Kirkorov, Polad Bulbul oglu and others. He has toured and recorded the record with the American singer and actor Dean reed. 1972 – the soloist of the Irkutsk Philharmonic.