Du Pré, Hilary, 1942- in Newbury - July, 1971

from A genius in the family / Hilary Du Pré, page 271:

The next item was the Monn. There was a scraping on chairs as the orchestra readjusted to make room for Jackie as the soloist. Piers adjusted the microphones. The atmosphere was electric. Suddenly the church was packed with Jackie and expectations. This was the orchestra’s big moment, too, and they were in it now. They played their introduction. Jackie took a deep breath, and she was off. The church’s flint walls seemed to bulge and the woodwork throbbed. Although the Monn is a relatively light-weight classical work, Jackie played it as though it was a great romantic concerto, with …   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. 271. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1406057636144 accessed: 15 April, 2024

location of experience: Newbury


Du Pré, Hilary, 1942-

Listening to

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Monn Cello Concerto in G minor
written by Georg Matthias Monn
performed by Jacqueline du Pré, Newbury String Players

Experience Information

Date/Time July, 1971
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:33:56 +0100
Approved on Wed, 24 Feb 2016 14:49:54 +0000