Competition

IV Yankelevitch International
Violin Competition
Rules
Application form
Jury
Prizes
Notes
Applicants for participation in the competition can send the materials to: info@yankelevitch.com and (or) fill out the electronic application form on the competition website.
To fill in forms
The timing of: 24.04.2018 – 01.05.2018
Date for the receipt of applications: 15.01.2018
1. Regulations for the Competition
1. IV Yankelevitch International Violin Contest (hereinafter- "Contest") is held in accordance with the order of the Governor of Omsk Region No. 170-р dated June 28, 2017 "On holding of the IV Yankelevitch International Violin Contest" (hereinafter - the order of the Governor of Omsk Region) within the framework of cooperation with Vladimir Spivakov International Charity Fund.

2. The Contest is held for persecution and extension of native traditions of violin performing art, designation and support talented musicians.

3. The Contest is aimed at development of international cultural relations, preservation of Russian violin school traditions, improvement of professional skills and technique, and development of international image of Omsk Region as one of musical art centers.

4. The Contest is established by the Ministry of Culture of Omsk Region. Contest organizer is the Autonomous Institution of Culture of Omsk Region «Omsk Philharmonic» (hereinafter – the Organizer).

5. V.T. Spivakov, professor, Laureate of state prize of the USSR and People's Artist of the USSR is the Contest Honorary President.

6. The present Regulations establish the procedure and the terms of holding the Contest, requirements to the Contest participants, the criteria and procedure of defining the winners of the Contest.

7. Preparations for the Contest shall be carried out under the supervision of the Steering Committee approved by the Order of the Governor of Omsk region.

8. The Contest is to be held in Omsk City in the period from April 24, 2018 to May 1, 2018.
2. Terms of Participation
9. Violinists (hereinafter – "Candidates"), citizens of any country of two age groups are eligible to take part in the Contest.

1) first age group – from 9 to 15 years old.
2) second age group – from 15 to 25 years old.

Candidates who have reached the age of 15 have the right to choose the category in which they will perform.

10. To participate in the competition, Candidates send an application form contained in Appendix No. 1 to this Regulations and video materials for the qualifying round in accordance with the Program Requirements for the Contest (Appendix No. 2 to this Regulations).

11. Acceptance of applications and videos for the qualifying round of the Contest starts on September 15, 2017 and ends on January 15, 2018. An application is to be filled in on the official website of the Contest yankelevitch.com or sent to the address: info@yankelevitch.com. Applications and videos received after January 15, 2018, will not be considered. The Organizer reserves the right to refuse candidates to be included among the participants without explanation.

12. Candidates, who were granted a membership following the results of the qualifying round of the Contest in the first audition (round) will be announced on February 1, 2018. To participate in the first audition (round) of the Contest in the first age category no more than 20 participants are allowed; to participate in the first audition (round) of the Contest in the second age category no more than 12 participants are allowed.

13. Application form is to be filled in English or in Russian. To this application is hereto attached:
1) performer's CV (in *.doc);
2) candidate's portrait photograph (in *.jpg, 300 dpi resolution, size not less than 354 х 472 pixel (3 х 4 cm);
3) for a candidate and accompanied persons (incl. Accompanist) – citizens of the Russian Federation: scanned copies of a passport of a citizen of the Russian Federation, and in case of its absence - a certificate of birth, a state pension insurance certificate, a tax authority registration certificate; for foreign citizens - scanned copies of ID issued in accordance with the current legislation of the country of residence.
Incomplete applications are not to be considered. Materials sent to the Contest are not being returned.

14. Official information about the Contest is posted on the yankelevitch.com.
3. Holding the Contest
15. The Contest consists of qualifying round and competitive auditions (rounds).

16. Evaluation of the videos submitted for the qualifying round, is carried out by a commission whose composition is approved by the Honorary President of the Contest.

17. Competitive auditions (rounds) are held:

1) for the first (younger) age category
first audition (round) - accompanied by pianoforte;
second audition (round) - accompanied by pianoforte;
2) for the second age (older) group:
first audition (round) - accompanied by pianoforte;
second audition (round) - accompanied by pianoforte;
third audition (round) - accompanied by symphony orchestra.

18. Jury for the Contest (hereinafter – Jury) is approved by the order of the Ministry of Culture of Omsk Region.

19. The head of the Jury is its chairman. The chairman of the Jury organizes the work of Jury members, conducts meetings, signs protocols. If the votes are equal, the chairman's vote is decisive.

20. The order of participants' performance in the Contest determined by a drawing procedure shall be retained until the end of the Contest.

21. All the auditions (rounds) of the Contest participants will be held public. All the Jury's decisions shall be final and not subject to revision.

22. All alterations in the Contest programme shall be allowed only in exceptional cases and upon agreement with the Jury. The Jury shall be authorized to make decisions of reducing a participant's programme or terminating the performance of a participant provided that all the jury members agree thereto.

23. The Contest shall be held in accordance with the Programme Requirements (Addendum 2 to the present Regulations).

24. A participant may perform each composition only in one audition (round).

25. All works must be performed by heart.

26. Maximum eight participants of the second age group shall be eligible for participation in the second audition (round) of the Contest.

27. The following number of participants shall be eligible for participation in final auditions (rounds) of the Contest:

1) Maximum 6 participants of the first age (younger) group;
2) Maximum 4 participants of the second age (older) group.
4. Programme requirements
First (younger) age group

Qualifying round

Programme at contestant's preference, which is sure to include:

1. A virtuoso piece.
2. A cantilena piece.

For the qualifying round video recording of a performance lasting up to 15 minutes in one of the formats convenient for the candidate: *.mp4, *.avi, *.wmv, *.flv, *.3gp, *.mpg is to be sent.
First audition (round)

1. J. S. Bach - two diverse parts from any Sonata or Partita for solo violin.

2. At contestant's preference
- N. Paganini - any Caprice on candidate's preference
- H. Wieniawski - any Etude-Caprice from op. 10 or op. 18;
- J. Don't – ane Etudes or Caprices from op. 35 or any setting-up exercise from op.37;
- P. Rode - any Caprice of 24 Caprices;
- A virtuoso piece for violin and piano at participant's preference

Second audition (round)

1. obligatory piece - Alexandrov "Aria". Download notes: Solo, With piano

2. one of concertos for violin and orchestra:
- M. Bruch – Concerto for violin & orchestra No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26 (Parts 2 and 3)
- М. Bruch - Scottish Fantasy in E-flat major, Op. 46 (Parts 1 and 2)
- D. Kabalevsky – Concerto For Violin And Orchestra In C Major, Op.48 (Part 1 or Parts 2 and 3)
- F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy - Concerto for violin E-moll op.64 (Part 1 or Parts 2 and 3)
P. Rode Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 7 in a minor, op. 9
(1st part or 2nd and 3rd parts);
- C. Saint-Saens – Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 3 in b minor. 61
(1st part or 2nd and 3rd parts);
- H. Vieuxtemps – Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 4 in D minor, op. 31;
- H. Vieuxtemps – Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 5 in A minor, op. 37;
- G. B. Viotti – Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 22 in A minor (Part 1 or Parts 2 and 3);
- H. Wieniawski – Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 2 in D minor, op. 22 (Part 1 or Parts 2 and 3);
- H. Wieniawski –Concert Polonaise for violin and orchestra No. 1 D major, op. 4;
- H. Wieniawski – Polonaise brillante for violin and orchestra No. 2 in A major, op. 21;
- E. Lalo - "Spanish Symphony" for violin and orchestra, op. 21 (1 part).

Second (older) age group

Qualifying round on video recordings

Programme at contestant's preference, which is sure to include:

1. A virtuoso piece.

2. A cantilena piece.

3. A work of classical period (Part 1 or Parts 2 and 3 of a sonata or classical variations).
Time limit for qualifying round recording – not less than 20 minutes and no more than 30 minutes.

First audition (round)

1. J.S. Bach – solo at contestant's preference:
- Adagio and Fugue from Sonata No. 1 (G minor, BWV 1001);
- Allemande and Double, Courante and Double from Partita No. 1 (in B-flat minor, BWV 100);
Grave and Fugue from Sonata No. 2 (in A minor, BWV 1003);
- Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Gigue from Partita No. 2 (D minor, BWV 1004) or Chaconne from Partita No. 2;
- Adagio and Fugue from Sonata No. 3 (in C major, BWV 1004);
- Prelude, Lur and Gavotte in Rondo form, Minuet I, II from Partita No. 3 (in E major, BWV 1006).

2. N. Paganini one of the 24 Caprices solo.

3. W. A. Mozart – one of the concertos No. 3, No. 4, No. 5 (K-216, G major; K-218, D major; K-219 in A major) part I, with piano accompaniment with cadences (any).

Second audition (round)

1. Sonata - one at contestant's preference:
- L. Beethoven any of 10;
- J. Brahms– No. 1, No. 2, No. 3;
- R. Schumann– № 1, No. 2, No. 3;
- B. Bartók – No. 1, No. 2;
- C. Debussy;
- M. Ravel;
- S. Prokofiev – No. 1, No. 2;
- S. Frank;
- D. Shostakovich;
- L. Janáček;
- K. Szymanowski;
- M. Weinberg – No. 2;
- A. Schnittke – No. 1, No. 2.

When choosing a work consisting of 4 parts, according to the decision of the Jury, Sonata may be performed incompletely.

2. Miniature at contestant's preference, solo or with piano (transcription is available).

3. A modern piece (from the second half of the XX century until present days) with a duration of no more than 12 minutes.

4. A virtuoso piece - one at contestant's preference
- B. Bartók – Rhapsody No. 1, No. 2;
- F. Waxman – The Fantasy "Carmen";
- H. Wieniawski – Polonaise in D major, A major;
- H. Wieniawski – Variations on an original theme;
- H. Wieniawski – Variations on a theme from the Opera Gounod's "Faust";
- P. de Sarasate – "Carmen", "Basque Capriccio";
- E. Hubay – "Carmen";
- E. Ysaÿe – Sonata No. 3, No. 6 solo;
- N. Paganini – "Palpite", "Dance of Witches";
- M. Ravel – "Gypsy";
- C. Saint-Saëns "Rondo Capriccioso," "Havanese", "Etude in Form of a Waltz";
- P. Tchaikovsky – "Waltz-Scherzo";
- E. Chausson – "Poem";
- F. Schubert – Rondo.
Third audition (round)
one of concertos at Contestant's preference
- B. Bartók – No. 2;
- L. Beethoven;
- A. Berg;
- J. Brahms;
- A. Glazunov;
- A. Dvořák;
- É. Lalo – Spanish Symphony (all parts);
- F. Mendelssohn;
- N. Paganini –No. 1;
- S. Prokofiev – No. 1, No. 2;
- J. Sibelius;
- P. Tchaikovsky;
- D. Shostakovich – No. 1, No. 2.
5. Announcement of results
28. Based on the Contest results the Jury shall nominate the winners who will be granted the Contest Laureate Diplomas (hereinafter – "the Laureates"), commemoratives and Contest Winning Awards (hereinafter – "the Awards").

1) first age group:

I place – award amounting to 50 000,00 rubles;
II place – award amounting to 30 000,00 rubles;
III place – award amounting to 18 000,00 rubles;

2) second age group:

I place – a violin made by Eugenio Degani in Venice in 1890 and award amounting to 2 485 000,00 rubles;
II place – award amounting to 300 000,00 rubles;
III place – award amounting to 180 000,00 rubles;

29. Besides the winners, the Jury shall nominate three talented participants in the first age group who will be given grants for the participation in the Contest (hereinafter – "the Grants") 10 000,00 rubles each.

30. Based on the Contest results the Jury shall be authorized not to confer all the Awards and Grants or to share one Award or Grant among several participants.

31. Based on the Jury decision the best accompanist of the Contest is awarded with amounting of 35 000.00 rubles.

32. Member of the jury, being the tutor of the participant, is not entitled to vote in the discussion of this participant in the qualifying rounds.

33. All the Laureates of the Contest are obliged to participate in the Final Gala-Concert at no expense. Should the Laureate refuse to perform in the Final Gala-Concert he/she may be deprived of the Award by the Jury's decision.

34. The Contest participants may be awarded special prizes.

35. The winners of the Contest are obliged to take part in at least one concert held in the city of Omsk within two years from the date of the Contest.
6. Jury
Pierre Amoyal
France, professor of Mozarteum University of Salzburg, chairman of the jurors

Elisabetta Garetti
Italy, leader of an orchestra of Teatro Carlo Felice

Sergei Andreevich Dogadin
Russia, professor of Liangzhu International Academy of Arts

Boris Isaakovich Kuschnir
Austria, professor of University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, professor of University of Music and Performing Arts Graz

Aleksandr Stepanovich Muralev
Russia, top-level orchestral performer of the first violin group of Omsk academic symphonic orchestra of Autonomous Institution of Culture of Omsk Region "Omsk Philharmonic", Honored Artist of the Russian Federation
7. Financial Conditions
36. Holding of the Contest shall be financed out of regional funds, participation fees, donations of individuals and legal entities.

37. The participants of the Contest shall pay an arrangement fee:

1) first age group – 2 500,00 rubles;
2) second age group –5 000.00 rubles.

The candidates shall be allowed to participate in the Contest only after paying an arrangement fee.

38. Arrangement fees are used for the Contest holding purposes.

39. The organizer provides to each participant at the expense from Omsk region budget accommodation in a single room of a hotel during competitive rounds.

40. Meeting, transportation of the Contest participants, transfer, accommodation and meals of the Contest Jury and guests, the Contest Jury duties, development and production of information, promotional and souvenir products, invitation and accreditation of mass media, implementing of audio and video recording and photography of the Contest events is provided by the Organizer at the expense of budget of Omsk region, organizational contributions, donations of legal entities and individuals.

41. The Contest participants shall undertake the following obligations:
- a participant (his/her representative) shall independently receive an entry visa and other documents necessary for the entry to the Russian Federation based on the invitation sent by the Steering Committee (for foreign citizens);
- on entering the Russian Federation a participant (his/her representative) shall state the imported musical instrument in the Customs Declaration on his/her own (for foreign citizens);
- a participant (his/her representative) independently pays the tickets and luggage and musical instrument transportation to the place of holding the Contest (the city of Omsk) and back, meals, including those for the accompanying persons.

42. The amounts of monetary prizes (awards, scholarships), indicated in paragraphs 28, 29 and 31 hereof, are reflected inclusive of the accrued and withheld personal income tax in accordance with the current legislation of the Russian Federation.

43. The 1st place winner in the second age category at his/her own cost and expense, pays the personal income tax in accordance with the current legislation of the Russian Federation, and also incurs expenses connected with proprietary possession of the violin made by the Italian master Eugenio Degani in Venice in 1890.
8. Other Conditions
44. All the rights for video and audio recordings of all Contest events, including its further distribution and broadcast belong to the Ministry of Culture of Omsk region.

45. A participant is authorized to perform either with his/her accompanists or with the ones provided by the Organizer. The Organizer of the Contest provides the accompanist on duty for those participants who have indicated this in the application. Accommodation in a single room for guest accompanists of the second audition (round) participants will be paid.

46. A participant shall be provided with rehearsal rooms and acoustic rehearsals to be held on the stage where his/her audition (round) is to take place.

47. Official invitations sent to the participants of the Contest shall be a basis for applying for the entry visa to the Russian Federation.

48. Sending the application form for the participation in the Contest shall certify a candidate's complete consent with the above conditions set forth in the present Regulations.
The timing of: 24.04.2018 – 01.05.2018
Date for the receipt of applications: 15.01.2018

Rules

IV Yankelevitch International Violin Competition
1. Regulations for the Competition
1. IV Yankelevitch International Violin Contest (hereinafter- "Contest") is held in accordance with the order of the Governor of Omsk Region No. 170-р dated June 28, 2017 "On holding of the IV Yankelevitch International Violin Contest" (hereinafter - the order of the Governor of Omsk Region) within the framework of cooperation with Vladimir Spivakov International Charity Fund.

2. The Contest is held for persecution and extension of native traditions of violin performing art, designation and support talented musicians.

3. The Contest is aimed at development of international cultural relations, preservation of Russian violin school traditions, improvement of professional skills and technique, and development of international image of Omsk Region as one of musical art centers.

4. The Contest is established by the Ministry of Culture of Omsk Region. Contest organizer is the Autonomous Institution of Culture of Omsk Region «Omsk Philharmonic» (hereinafter – the Organizer).

5. V.T. Spivakov, professor, Laureate of state prize of the USSR and People's Artist of the USSR is the Contest Honorary President.

6. The present Regulations establish the procedure and the terms of holding the Contest, requirements to the Contest participants, the criteria and procedure of defining the winners of the Contest.

7. Preparations for the Contest shall be carried out under the supervision of the Steering Committee approved by the Order of the Governor of Omsk region.

8. The Contest is to be held in Omsk City in the period from April 24, 2018 to May 1, 2018.
2. Terms of Participation
9. Violinists (hereinafter – "Candidates"), citizens of any country of two age groups are eligible to take part in the Contest.

1) first age group – from 9 to 15 years old.
2) second age group – from 15 to 25 years old.

Candidates who have reached the age of 15 have the right to choose the category in which they will perform.

10. To participate in the competition, Candidates send an application form contained in Appendix No. 1 to this Regulations and video materials for the qualifying round in accordance with the Program Requirements for the Contest (Appendix No. 2 to this Regulations).

11. Acceptance of applications and videos for the qualifying round of the Contest starts on September 15, 2017 and ends on January 15, 2018. An application is to be filled in on the official website of the Contest yankelevitch.com or sent to the address: info@yankelevitch.com. Applications and videos received after January 15, 2018, will not be considered. The Organizer reserves the right to refuse candidates to be included among the participants without explanation.

12. Candidates, who were granted a membership following the results of the qualifying round of the Contest in the first audition (round) will be announced on February 1, 2018. To participate in the first audition (round) of the Contest in the first age category no more than 20 participants are allowed; to participate in the first audition (round) of the Contest in the second age category no more than 12 participants are allowed.

13. Application form is to be filled in English or in Russian. To this application is hereto attached:
1) performer's CV (in *.doc);
2) candidate's portrait photograph (in *.jpg, 300 dpi resolution, size not less than 354 х 472 pixel (3 х 4 cm);
3) for a candidate and accompanied persons (incl. Accompanist) – citizens of the Russian Federation: scanned copies of a passport of a citizen of the Russian Federation, and in case of its absence - a certificate of birth, a state pension insurance certificate, a tax authority registration certificate; for foreign citizens - scanned copies of ID issued in accordance with the current legislation of the country of residence.
Incomplete applications are not to be considered. Materials sent to the Contest are not being returned.

14. Official information about the Contest is posted on the yankelevitch.com.
3. Holding the Contest
15. The Contest consists of qualifying round and competitive auditions (rounds).

16. Evaluation of the videos submitted for the qualifying round, is carried out by a commission whose composition is approved by the Honorary President of the Contest.

17. Competitive auditions (rounds) are held:

1) for the first (younger) age category
first audition (round) - accompanied by pianoforte;
second audition (round) - accompanied by pianoforte;
2) for the second age (older) group:
first audition (round) - accompanied by pianoforte;
second audition (round) - accompanied by pianoforte;
third audition (round) - accompanied by symphony orchestra.

18. Jury for the Contest (hereinafter – Jury) is approved by the order of the Ministry of Culture of Omsk Region.

19. The head of the Jury is its chairman. The chairman of the Jury organizes the work of Jury members, conducts meetings, signs protocols. If the votes are equal, the chairman's vote is decisive.

20. The order of participants' performance in the Contest determined by a drawing procedure shall be retained until the end of the Contest.

21. All the auditions (rounds) of the Contest participants will be held public. All the Jury's decisions shall be final and not subject to revision.

22. All alterations in the Contest programme shall be allowed only in exceptional cases and upon agreement with the Jury. The Jury shall be authorized to make decisions of reducing a participant's programme or terminating the performance of a participant provided that all the jury members agree thereto.

23. The Contest shall be held in accordance with the Programme Requirements (Addendum 2 to the present Regulations).

24. A participant may perform each composition only in one audition (round).

25. All works must be performed by heart.

26. Maximum eight participants of the second age group shall be eligible for participation in the second audition (round) of the Contest.

27. The following number of participants shall be eligible for participation in final auditions (rounds) of the Contest:

1) Maximum 6 participants of the first age (younger) group;
2) Maximum 4 participants of the second age (older) group.
4. Programme requirements
First (younger) age group

Qualifying round

Programme at contestant's preference, which is sure to include:

1. A virtuoso piece.
2. A cantilena piece.

For the qualifying round video recording of a performance lasting up to 15 minutes in one of the formats convenient for the candidate: *.mp4, *.avi, *.wmv, *.flv, *.3gp, *.mpg is to be sent.
First audition (round)

1. J. S. Bach - two diverse parts from any Sonata or Partita for solo violin.

2. At contestant's preference
- N. Paganini - any Caprice on candidate's preference
- H. Wieniawski - any Etude-Caprice from op. 10 or op. 18;
- J. Don't – ane Etudes or Caprices from op. 35 or any setting-up exercise from op.37;
- P. Rode - any Caprice of 24 Caprices;
- A virtuoso piece for violin and piano at participant's preference

Second audition (round)

1. obligatory piece - Alexandrov "Aria". Download notes: Solo, With piano

2. one of concertos for violin and orchestra:
- M. Bruch – Concerto for violin & orchestra No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26 (Parts 2 and 3)
- М. Bruch - Scottish Fantasy in E-flat major, Op. 46 (Parts 1 and 2)
- D. Kabalevsky – Concerto For Violin And Orchestra In C Major, Op.48 (Part 1 or Parts 2 and 3)
- F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy - Concerto for violin E-moll op.64 (Part 1 or Parts 2 and 3)
P. Rode Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 7 in a minor, op. 9
(1st part or 2nd and 3rd parts);
- C. Saint-Saens – Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 3 in b minor. 61
(1st part or 2nd and 3rd parts);
- H. Vieuxtemps – Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 4 in D minor, op. 31;
- H. Vieuxtemps – Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 5 in A minor, op. 37;
- G. B. Viotti – Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 22 in A minor (Part 1 or Parts 2 and 3);
- H. Wieniawski – Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 2 in D minor, op. 22 (Part 1 or Parts 2 and 3);
- H. Wieniawski –Concert Polonaise for violin and orchestra No. 1 D major, op. 4;
- H. Wieniawski – Polonaise brillante for violin and orchestra No. 2 in A major, op. 21;
- E. Lalo - "Spanish Symphony" for violin and orchestra, op. 21 (1 part).

Second (older) age group

Qualifying round on video recordings

Programme at contestant's preference, which is sure to include:

1. A virtuoso piece.

2. A cantilena piece.

3. A work of classical period (Part 1 or Parts 2 and 3 of a sonata or classical variations).
Time limit for qualifying round recording – not less than 20 minutes and no more than 30 minutes.

First audition (round)

1. J.S. Bach – solo at contestant's preference:
- Adagio and Fugue from Sonata No. 1 (G minor, BWV 1001);
- Allemande and Double, Courante and Double from Partita No. 1 (in B-flat minor, BWV 100);
Grave and Fugue from Sonata No. 2 (in A minor, BWV 1003);
- Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Gigue from Partita No. 2 (D minor, BWV 1004) or Chaconne from Partita No. 2;
- Adagio and Fugue from Sonata No. 3 (in C major, BWV 1004);
- Prelude, Lur and Gavotte in Rondo form, Minuet I, II from Partita No. 3 (in E major, BWV 1006).

2. N. Paganini one of the 24 Caprices solo.

3. W. A. Mozart – one of the concertos No. 3, No. 4, No. 5 (K-216, G major; K-218, D major; K-219 in A major) part I, with piano accompaniment with cadences (any).

Second audition (round)

1. Sonata - one at contestant's preference:
- L. Beethoven any of 10;
- J. Brahms– No. 1, No. 2, No. 3;
- R. Schumann– № 1, No. 2, No. 3;
- B. Bartók – No. 1, No. 2;
- C. Debussy;
- M. Ravel;
- S. Prokofiev – No. 1, No. 2;
- S. Frank;
- D. Shostakovich;
- L. Janáček;
- K. Szymanowski;
- M. Weinberg – No. 2;
- A. Schnittke – No. 1, No. 2.

When choosing a work consisting of 4 parts, according to the decision of the Jury, Sonata may be performed incompletely.

2. Miniature at contestant's preference, solo or with piano (transcription is available).

3. A modern piece (from the second half of the XX century until present days) with a duration of no more than 12 minutes.

4. A virtuoso piece - one at contestant's preference
- B. Bartók – Rhapsody No. 1, No. 2;
- F. Waxman – The Fantasy "Carmen";
- H. Wieniawski – Polonaise in D major, A major;
- H. Wieniawski – Variations on an original theme;
- H. Wieniawski – Variations on a theme from the Opera Gounod's "Faust";
- P. de Sarasate – "Carmen", "Basque Capriccio";
- E. Hubay – "Carmen";
- E. Ysaÿe – Sonata No. 3, No. 6 solo;
- N. Paganini – "Palpite", "Dance of Witches";
- M. Ravel – "Gypsy";
- C. Saint-Saëns "Rondo Capriccioso," "Havanese", "Etude in Form of a Waltz";
- P. Tchaikovsky – "Waltz-Scherzo";
- E. Chausson – "Poem";
- F. Schubert – Rondo.
Third audition (round)
one of concertos at Contestant's preference
- B. Bartók – No. 2;
- L. Beethoven;
- A. Berg;
- J. Brahms;
- A. Glazunov;
- A. Dvořák;
- É. Lalo – Spanish Symphony (all parts);
- F. Mendelssohn;
- N. Paganini –No. 1;
- S. Prokofiev – No. 1, No. 2;
- J. Sibelius;
- P. Tchaikovsky;
- D. Shostakovich – No. 1, No. 2.
5. Announcement of results
28. Based on the Contest results the Jury shall nominate the winners who will be granted the Contest Laureate Diplomas (hereinafter – "the Laureates"), commemoratives and Contest Winning Awards (hereinafter – "the Awards").

1) first age group:

I place – award amounting to 50 000,00 rubles;
II place – award amounting to 30 000,00 rubles;
III place – award amounting to 18 000,00 rubles;

2) second age group:

I place – a violin made by Eugenio Degani in Venice in 1890 and award amounting to 2 485 000,00 rubles;
II place – award amounting to 300 000,00 rubles;
III place – award amounting to 180 000,00 rubles;

29. Besides the winners, the Jury shall nominate three talented participants in the first age group who will be given grants for the participation in the Contest (hereinafter – "the Grants") 10 000,00 rubles each.

30. Based on the Contest results the Jury shall be authorized not to confer all the Awards and Grants or to share one Award or Grant among several participants.

31. Based on the Jury decision the best accompanist of the Contest is awarded with amounting of 35 000.00 rubles.

32. Member of the jury, being the tutor of the participant, is not entitled to vote in the discussion of this participant in the qualifying rounds.

33. All the Laureates of the Contest are obliged to participate in the Final Gala-Concert at no expense. Should the Laureate refuse to perform in the Final Gala-Concert he/she may be deprived of the Award by the Jury's decision.

34. The Contest participants may be awarded special prizes.

35. The winners of the Contest are obliged to take part in at least one concert held in the city of Omsk within two years from the date of the Contest.
6. Jury
Pierre Amoyal
France, professor of Mozarteum University of Salzburg, chairman of the jurors

Elisabetta Garetti
Italy, leader of an orchestra of Teatro Carlo Felice

Sergei Andreevich Dogadin
Russia, professor of Liangzhu International Academy of Arts

Boris Isaakovich Kuschnir
Austria, professor of University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, professor of University of Music and Performing Arts Graz

Aleksandr Stepanovich Muralev
Russia, top-level orchestral performer of the first violin group of Omsk academic symphonic orchestra of Autonomous Institution of Culture of Omsk Region "Omsk Philharmonic", Honored Artist of the Russian Federation
7. Financial Conditions
36. Holding of the Contest shall be financed out of regional funds, participation fees, donations of individuals and legal entities.

37. The participants of the Contest shall pay an arrangement fee:

1) first age group – 2 500,00 rubles;
2) second age group –5 000.00 rubles.

The candidates shall be allowed to participate in the Contest only after paying an arrangement fee.

38. Arrangement fees are used for the Contest holding purposes.

39. The organizer provides to each participant at the expense from Omsk region budget accommodation in a single room of a hotel during competitive rounds.

40. Meeting, transportation of the Contest participants, transfer, accommodation and meals of the Contest Jury and guests, the Contest Jury duties, development and production of information, promotional and souvenir products, invitation and accreditation of mass media, implementing of audio and video recording and photography of the Contest events is provided by the Organizer at the expense of budget of Omsk region, organizational contributions, donations of legal entities and individuals.

41. The Contest participants shall undertake the following obligations:
- a participant (his/her representative) shall independently receive an entry visa and other documents necessary for the entry to the Russian Federation based on the invitation sent by the Steering Committee (for foreign citizens);
- on entering the Russian Federation a participant (his/her representative) shall state the imported musical instrument in the Customs Declaration on his/her own (for foreign citizens);
- a participant (his/her representative) independently pays the tickets and luggage and musical instrument transportation to the place of holding the Contest (the city of Omsk) and back, meals, including those for the accompanying persons.

42. The amounts of monetary prizes (awards, scholarships), indicated in paragraphs 28, 29 and 31 hereof, are reflected inclusive of the accrued and withheld personal income tax in accordance with the current legislation of the Russian Federation.

43. The 1st place winner in the second age category at his/her own cost and expense, pays the personal income tax in accordance with the current legislation of the Russian Federation, and also incurs expenses connected with proprietary possession of the violin made by the Italian master Eugenio Degani in Venice in 1890.
8. Other Conditions
44. All the rights for video and audio recordings of all Contest events, including its further distribution and broadcast belong to the Ministry of Culture of Omsk region.

45. A participant is authorized to perform either with his/her accompanists or with the ones provided by the Organizer. The Organizer of the Contest provides the accompanist on duty for those participants who have indicated this in the application. Accommodation in a single room for guest accompanists of the second audition (round) participants will be paid.

46. A participant shall be provided with rehearsal rooms and acoustic rehearsals to be held on the stage where his/her audition (round) is to take place.

47. Official invitations sent to the participants of the Contest shall be a basis for applying for the entry visa to the Russian Federation.

48. Sending the application form for the participation in the Contest shall certify a candidate's complete consent with the above conditions set forth in the present Regulations.
The main prize of the IV Yankelevitch International Violin Competition is an antique violin made by Italian master Eugenio Degani in 1890.

The main prize picks for each contest, Honorary President of the Vladimir Spivakov personally. For the IV Yankelevitch International Violin Competition violin made in the nineteenth century was purchased from a French collector, expert Serge Boyer.

Eugenio Degani - luthier, the son and disciple of Domenico Degani. He has created his unique form of violin. Experimented with various woods, as achieving the perfect sound, and unique appearance of the instrument. The sound of the violins work Degani - clean, clear and has the same Italian shade, which is appreciated by connoisseurs.
Prize for the first age category from 9 to 15 years:

I place – award amounting to 50 000 rubles
II place – award amounting to 30 000 rubles
III place – award amounting to 18 000 rubles

The award for the second age category from 15 to 25 years

I place – a violin made by Eugenio Degani in Venice in 1890 and award amounting to 2 485 000 rubles
II place – award amounting to 300 000 rubles
III place – award amounting to 180 000 rubles

Besides the winners, the Jury shall nominate three talented participants in the first age group who will be given grants for the participation in the Contest (hereinafter – "the Grants") 10 000,00 rubles each.

Prizes
IV Yankelevitch International Violin Competition

The main prize of the IV Yankelevitch International Violin Competition is an antique violin made by Italian master Eugenio Degani in 1890.

The main prize picks for each contest, Honorary President of the Vladimir Spivakov personally. For the IV Yankelevitch International Violin Competition violin made in the nineteenth century was purchased from a French collector, expert Serge Boyer.

Eugenio Degani - luthier, the son and disciple of Domenico Degani. He has created his unique form of violin. Experimented with various woods, as achieving the perfect sound, and unique appearance of the instrument. The sound of the violins work Degani - clean, clear and has the same Italian shade, which is appreciated by connoisseurs.
Prize for the first age category
from 9 to 15 years:

I place – award amounting to 50 000 rubles
II place – award amounting to 30 000 rubles
III place – award amounting to 18 000 rubles

The award for the second age category
from 15 to 25 years


I place – a violin made by Eugenio Degani in Venice in 1890 and award amounting to 2 485 000 rubles
II place – award amounting to 300 000 rubles
III place – award amounting to 180 000 rubles

Besides the winners, the Jury shall nominate three talented participants in the first age group who will be given grants for the participation in the Contest (hereinafter – "the Grants") 10 000,00 rubles each.

Jury
IV Yankelevitch International Violin Competition
Application form
IV Yankelevitch International Violin Competition
Applicants for participation in the competition can send the materials to: info@yankelevitch.com and (or) fill out the electronic application form on the competition website.
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