Stolen violin to be played for first time since police recovered it Submitted: 02/10/2014
MILWAUKEE - A violin now famous for being stolen will be played in public for the first time since police recovered it. Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra concertmaster Frank Almond plans to take the stage with the valuable Stradivarius violin. Tickets for Monday night's performance at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts in Brookfield are selling fast. Almond has been booked at the center for the last year.

Executive director Jonathan Winkle says ticket sales spiked after the violin was recovered Thursday. Winkle expects many first-time visitors who want to see the Stradivarius violin and hear it played. Two men have been charged in connection with the violin heist. (Copyright 2014 Associated Press - All Rights Reserved)

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