The French Orchestre des Champs is calling for witnesses after the theft of a violin from one of its musicians on Wednesday, November 24, in a TGV between Poitiers and Paris, France Bleu Poitou reported. The violinist had owned his instrument for fifteen years.

The orchestra was in transit between Poitiers and Zurich after a concert at the Auditorium in Poitiers. When the musicians arrived at the Paris-Montparnasse train station, as they got off the TGV, one member of the orchestra, an Italian, realized that his instrument was missing. »

The stolen violin is a Giulio Degani, Tononi label, an instrument estimated « at several tens of thousands of euros ».

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