The viola player Camille Bonamy has issued an appeal to watch out for four stolen instruments. They were burgled from Camille, 18, and three other players – Elie Hackel, Luka Ispir, Lisa Strauss – while they appeared with the French Youth Orchestra (Orchestre francais des jeunes) at the Casals Festival at Prades on the night of 28-29 July.
The instruments are:
A 1903 Italian Monterumuci violin, on loan from a German foundation. Stolen wthout its case.
A Polish made violin, Krupa Fecit, 2016.
A French viola, Friedrich Alber, 2015, avec deux archets dont un de Doriane Bodart (2014). Grey case.
A French cello, Frank Ravatin, 2001. White case.
Camille asks for this message to be shared ‘to the maximum’.