Du Pré, Hilary, 1942- et al. in Purley - 1954

from A genius in the family / Hilary Du Pré, pages 55-56:

Jackie became aware of how successfully she could communicate through music and how accurately her emotions and feelings could be heard and understood. This was made evident by the deep emotional reactions so often shown by her audience. Near the end of term, she was waiting to play three short pieces in the Junior School concert. Mum was there to accompany her. Miss Mounsey was sitting near the front with several important guests, and Jackie had chosen a seat where she could keep a careful eye on her. I sat next to Jackie and, as we listened to the many solos, duets and ensembles, we wrote…   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. 55-56. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1406026231515 accessed: 20 July, 2024

location of experience: Purley


Du Pré, Hilary, 1942-
Miss Mounsey
Primary school teacher

Listening to

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'The Swan' from 'Carnival of the Animals'
written by Saint-Saens
performed by Jacqueline du Pré

Experience Information

Date/Time 1954
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


Hilary and Jacqueline du Pré's Junior School concert

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:50:31 +0100
Approved on Wed, 24 Feb 2016 17:09:00 +0000