Theft alert: Four youth orchestra members are robbed at Pradesmain
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’.