Du Pré, Hilary, 1942- in London - 1950

from A genius in the family / Hilary Du Pré, page 41:

Shortly after Jackie began playing the cello, Mum entered her for her first music festival in London. As soon as we arrived, Jackie raced down the corridor. The doorman stopped her. ‘I can tell that you have just finished playing!’ ‘Oh, no,’ she replied. ‘I’m just about to play!’ She could hardly contain herself and was not in the least bit nervous. She was going to play her favourite new piece, the one that Mum had left on the end of her bed three days before. At last it was her turn. She passed her teddy to me. ‘Rock him to sleep while I’m playing, Hil, 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. 41. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1406025013132 accessed: 23 May, 2024

location of experience: London


Du Pré, Hilary, 1942-

Listening to

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Composition for cello and piano by Iris Greep
written by Iris Greep
performed by Iris Greep, Jacqueline du Pré

Experience Information

Date/Time 1950
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:30:13 +0100
Approved on Wed, 24 Feb 2016 17:10:39 +0000