Du Pré, Hilary, 1942- in London - 24 November, 1951

from A genius in the family / Hilary Du Pré, page 45:

On 24 November 1951, when she was six, Jackie took part in a demonstration programme by Alison Dalrymple’s junior pupils. She had mastered the art of vibrato and was thrilled by the far-reaching world of new sound colours which this technique offered her. She played three pieces: Andantino by Florembassi, Russian Song by Fitzenhagen and Wiegenliedby Schubert. There was a hush of anticipation when it was her turn. Taking her place in front of the assembled group in an unassuming way, she paused and slipped into a deep concentration before beginning. The focus between Jackie, the cello and …   more >>
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Du Pré, Hilary, 1942-, and Du Pré, Piers, 1948- (ed.), A genius in the family / Hilary Du Pré (:London, 1998), p. 45. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1406025302427 accessed: 22 April, 2024

location of experience: London


Du Pré, Hilary, 1942-

Listening to

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Music by Florembassi, Fitzhagen and Schubert
written by Fitzhagen, Florembassi, Franz Schubert
performed by Jacqueline du Pré

Experience Information

Date/Time 24 November, 1951
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:35:02 +0100
Approved on Wed, 24 Feb 2016 17:09:52 +0000