Frank Almond

Arts & Culture
10:00 am
Thu January 1, 2015

'The Lipinski': A BBC Documentary On The Stradivarius Violin Robbery And Recovery

MSO concertmaster Frank Almond was robbed after a concert last winter of his priceless Stradivarius Lipiński violin in Milwaukee, creating international headlines.

As you may remember, Milwaukee made international headlines last winter when the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s concertmaster, Frank Almond, was tasered in a parking lot after a performance and the instrument he plays, the Lipinski Stradivarius violin, was stolen from him.

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9:36 am
Thu February 6, 2014

Charges Filed in Case of Stolen Stradivarius Violin

Frank Almond performs with his Stradivarius violin in WUWM's studios, in 2008.
Credit Bonnie North

UPDATE: The Milwaukee DA's office on Friday issued robbery charges against two Milwaukee men - Universal K. Allah and Salah I. Salahadyn.

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