TSA Breaks World Renowned Cellist's $20,000 Bow - VIDEOSubmitted by emalvini on Wed, 02/13/2013 - 15:33
TSA Breaks World Renowned Cellist's $20,000 Bow - VIDEO
Uploaded on Jun 29, 2011
Video excerpts from Cellist Alban Gerhardt's performance of Johann Sebastian Bach Suite for Solo Cello in D Major, No. 6 BWV 1012
"Undoubtedly one of the most brilliant cellists of his generation" --Cincinnati Enquirer
February 13, 2013
One of the world’s top cellists had his rare and precious bow damaged after Transportation Security Administration workers at the airport in Chicago brutally and carelessly probed his cello case.
“My bow must have moved out of its cover,” Gerhardt stated in an interview, adding, “and instead of putting it back in, they just slammed the case shut and broke the bow that way over the bridge.”
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