Jacqueline du Pré

Jacqueline du Pré

British cellist
Du Pré (1945-1987) was a leading performer of the mid-20th century, and the first woman cellist to establish an international career.Wikipedia
BornJanuary 26, 1945
HometownOxford, England
SpouseDaniel Barenboim (m 1967 - 1987)

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Zubin Mehta interview: ‘Sometimes I have had to be tyrannical’

  • For more than 60 years, Zubin Mehta has been at the top of his profession. He was head of some of some of the world’s greatest orchestras including the New York Philharmonic and the Bavarian State Opera, and is famous enough to be mentioned in an 80s pop song called Maggie by BA Robertson. A contemporary of Daniel Barenboim’s, and one of the last survivors of the era of imperious maestros of the podium, this week he appears at the Proms with the Australian World Orchestra, an assemblage of top A


The Cellist / Dances At A Gathering - ROH, London 2019/20 - Trailer

Inspired by the momentous life and career of the cellist Jacqueline du Pre, this exercise in pure dance for five couples, set to music by Chopin, is a masterpiece of subtlety and invention.MyMovies, trailer, 2020, Dance, Event Cinema, Event Director
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