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.