Acceptance of applications for participation in the IV Yankelevich International Violin Competition will end on January 15, 2018. Prestigious violin competition will be held in Omsk from April 24 to May 1, 2018.
The first applications are already submitted to the organizing committee of the contest, but there are still more questions from candidates related to the order of performance of works, with program requirements, age thresholds at the time of application and at the time of the competition.
The Organizing Committee reminds the candidates that there was a month left to apply and send video materials to the qualifying round. There will be a limited number of participants for competitive auditions: in the youngest age group (9-15 years) - no more than 20, in the senior (15-25 years) - no more than 12. Candidates that have been selected will be announced on February 1, 2018.
The application must be filled in on the official website of the contest www.yankelevitch.com or sent to the address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Each candidate must send a video, where he performs the compositions. Applicants in the younger age group must play a virtuosic and cantileted work of their choice, but the duration of the video recording should not exceed 15 minutes. In the senior age category for the qualifying round, the candidate must perform three pieces of video on the video: polyphonic, virtuosic and the creation of the era of classicism. Video should not be shorter than 20 minutes, but not more than 30 minutes.
Contestants of the junior group will compete for cash bonuses from 18 thousand to 50 thousand rubles in two rounds of the competition. Fiddlers of the older age group will perform in three rounds, in the final - as soloists with the Omsk Academic Symphony Orchestra. The main prize for the future winner was personally chosen by People's Artist of the USSR, Honorary President of the contest Vladimir Spivakov. This time the winner will receive a violin made by the famous Italian master E. Degani in 1890 in Venice and a cash prize of 2 485 000 rubles.