Du Pré, Piers, 1948- in Royal Albert Dock - 2 September, 1968

from A genius in the family / Hilary Du Pré, pages 221-222:

On the morning of the concert Jackie telephoned Mum and told her that she and Danny had received a death threat, but not to worry because there would be special services people everywhere. ‘There’s even a policeman outside our flat right now, Mum. And he’s a cellist as well. I found this out when I called him in for a coffee. I made him try the Davidoff!’ I drove Mum and Dad from Gerrards Cross while Kiffer drove Hil, who insisted upon making the journey even though she might give birth at any moment. Collecting our tickets from the artists’ entrance, we found our way to the …   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. 221-222. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1406057371992 accessed: 28 January, 2023

location of experience: Royal Albert Dock


Du Pré, Piers, 1948-
Company Director du Pré plc

Listening to

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Dvořák Cello Concerto
written by Antonín Dvorák
performed by Jacqueline du Pré, London Symphony Orchestra

Experience Information

Date/Time 2 September, 1968
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:29:32 +0100
Approved on Wed, 24 Feb 2016 14:51:23 +0000