Theft alert: precious oboe stolen in Montreal
July 30, 2014 by norman lebrecht
Ron Cohen Mann left New York for Montreal to spend the summer with a local orchestra. He tells Slipped Disc:
‘I had just played a concert with L’Orchestre de la Francophonie at Place des Arts in Montreal and was having a snack at the Café when I noticed that my backpack with my oboe was no longer at my side. I was in shock.’
The oboe is worth $10,000. Ron is offering a $1,000 reward.
The oboe is a Lorée Royal 125 oboe (grenadilla with gold-plated posts and reedwell, silver keys and rods) serial number SM73, with reeds, tools, music, and iPad.
It was taken between 16h25-17h10 on 27 July at the Café and Crêpes, Quartier des spectacles, Montreal, Canada.
If you have information, please email: [email protected]
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