Du Pré, Hilary, 1942- in London - January, 1957

from A genius in the family / Hilary Du Pré, page 80:

A week later, Jackie performed the Lalo concerto at the Guildhall School of Music with their first orchestra conducted by Norman Del Mar. It was the first time she had played a concerto with an orchestra. The Lalo is an extensive virtuoso piece and suited her particularly well at that time. Born in France, Lalo was of Spanish descent and loved to use dazzling dance rhythms in his music, making it great fun to play. Jackie captured the vivacious spirit of the music and threw herself headlong into the performance. She appeared to have no difficulties in presenting a full-scale 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. 80. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1406026893507 accessed: 20 May, 2024

location of experience: London


Du Pré, Hilary, 1942-

Listening to

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Lalo Cello Concerto
written by Édouard Lalo
performed by Guildhall School of Music First Orchestra, Norman Del Mar, Jacqueline du Pré

Experience Information

Date/Time January, 1957
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:01:33 +0100
Approved on Wed, 24 Feb 2016 17:08:04 +0000