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How much does Ayman Musakhodzhaev pay for the opportunity to play the Stradivari violin

by February 28, 2019 General

People’s Artist of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Professor, Kazakhstan Yenbek Yer? Aiman Musakhodzhaeva pays 100 thousand tenge monthly for the opportunity to play the Stradivari violin, she admitted at a press conference in the CCS.

I personally pay 100 thousand tenge for rent – for the fact that I can play this violin, speak abroad and, of course, spend the restoration with our masters, said Ayman Musakhodzhayeva.

She added that at the time, at the time of purchase, the tool was worth $ 800,000. This was before devaluation and price increases.

Stradivarius is a living legend. Legend to the world. We have lived to see the day when we can already talk about such objects of art, about museums and about cultural values. Of course, the Stradivarius violin was purchased in the most difficult time for the formation of our state. The initiative of our president can be compared with the fact that in 1944, when the Great Patriotic War was going on, it was decided to build the Almaty State Conservatory in Almaty. A conservatory is being created here, theaters are being created, said Ayman Musakhojaeva.

As the rector of KazNUI recalls, for talented young people it was necessary to create opportunities for creative self-realization, to purchase tools.

When it was decided to create a national collection of unique instruments, they bought instruments, including the violin of Antonio Stradivari. Our talented youth who represent the country in international competitions now play on these instruments, the musicians of the Academy’s orchestra play, and the soloists who represent Kazakhstan on world stages work, shared Ayman Musakhojaeva.

According to her, the instrument of the great master sounds amazing. And, as the famous violinist shared, whenever Kazakhstani musicians go abroad, they have to answer the question of what tools they have in their hands?

We say – we have antique Italian instruments! Yes, I say that we have opportunities, we have leadership that supports us, our work for the future, said Ayman Musakhodzhayeva in conclusion.

Source: Central Communications Service of the Ministry of Information and Communications of the Republic of Kazakhstan