Theft alert: Precious viola stolen in Brussels break-in

The viola player Maria Jose Igual has been robbed of her instrument.

She tells Slipped Disc:

On November 28 somebody broke into my apartment in Brussels and stole my new viola that I bought a month and a half ago.

Also there was two bows that I was trying, one from Cornelissen and the other one from Atelier Flagey-Bruxelles.

The viola is Gasparo da Saló model, 40.5 cm with the back in one piece and double purfling. The luthier who made the instrument is

Nikola Popara.

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