Du Pré, Hilary, 1942- in Newbury - April, 1963

from A genius in the family / Hilary Du Pré, page 148:

When Kiffer discovered that he was short of a cellist for the concert, the remedy was obvious and simple. Although Jackie needed a little persuasion, she agreed that it might be fun. Jenny Ward-Clarke was coming to lead the cello section and Jackie would sit next to her. Little did the orchestra know what it was in for. The first problem was that Jackie always played as a soloist. The second was that she was used to having space around her, and in the cello section there was no space. She seemed to fill the whole area, so there was a lot of kerfuffle as everyone tried to fit about her. …   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. 148. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1406054076050 accessed: 20 May, 2024

location of experience: Newbury


Du Pré, Hilary, 1942-

Listening to

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Concerto no. 1 (Stanley)
written by John Stanley
performed by Christopher Finzi, Jacqueline du Pré, Newbury String Players

Experience Information

Date/Time April, 1963
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:34:36 +0100
Approved on Wed, 24 Feb 2016 17:02:31 +0000