Du Pré, Piers, 1948- in Sermoneta - in the middle of 1963

from A genius in the family / Hilary Du Pré, page 151:

Just after the sun set, flaming torches were lit around the courtyard and the guests began to arrive, dressed in all their finery. When everyone was seated, out came the instrumentalists. I clapped enthusiastically for Jackie. I was proud of her and wanted everyone to know that she was my sister. The stars were bright and sparkling against the dark night sky. The only light was from the glow of the candle, flickering on the music-stands. The music began and the castle walls seemed to encapsulate and concentrate every note. All I could see were the silhouettes of the audience against 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. 151. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1406054490462 accessed: 20 April, 2024

location of experience: Sermoneta


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

Listening to

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Performance for the Princess Caetani performed by Jacqueline du Pré

Experience Information

Date/Time in the middle of 1963
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:41:30 +0100
Approved on Wed, 24 Feb 2016 17:01:45 +0000