The winner of the IV Yankelevitch International Violin Competition, will give a violin, which is more than 100 years. Omsk Philharmonic signed a contract for the purchase of instrument with owner of vintage instrument, a French collector, expert Serge Boyer.
Violin made by E. Degani in 1890 in Venice, scheduled to arrive in Omsk in the autumn of 2017. It will go into storage in one of Omsk museums and there will await the outcome of the contest.
In the spring of 2017, the Governor of Omsk region Viktor Nazarov and Honorary President of the competition Vladimir Spivakov was found after the performance of the National Philharmonic orchestra of Russia Concert hall at the opening of the festival "Vladimir Spivakov invites...". At the meeting it was decided to hold the IV Yankelevitch International Violin Competition at the end of April 2018, and the winner to give the violin a famous Italian artist Eugenio Degani.
To give rare instrument as the main prize for the winner started from the Second Yankelevitch International Violin Competition. Vintage violin awarded to the musician in perpetuity, allowing the musician to develop and improve their skills in the future. In 2011, the main prize was a violin, 1894, made by the Italian master Eugenio Degani in 2013, an instrument made in 1880 by Gaetano Antoniazzi in Milan.
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.