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Jacqueline Du Pre

01/26/10 10:00AM By Walter Parker

English cellist Jacqueline Du Pre would have been 65 today.  Her brilliant career was cut short by Multiple Sclerosis.  We'll hear her perform the concerto with which she was most closely associated, the Elgar.





The Thieving Magpie: Overture (Italian: La Gazza Ladra)
Composer: Gioacchino Rossini
Ensemble: Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
CD/Album: Rossini Overtures
Record co./Cat #: London 433074


Harp Sonata
Composer: Alan Hovhaness
Soloists: Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
CD/Album: Music of Hovhaness
Record co./Cat #: Telarc 80530


Cello Concerto in e, Op. 85
Composer: Edward Elgar
Ensemble: The Philadelphia Orchestra
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
Soloists: Jacqueline Du Pre, cello
CD/Album: Hilary and Jackie
Record co./Cat #: Sony 60394


Daphnis et Egle: Suite
Composer: Jean-Philippe Rameau
Ensemble: Capella Savaria
Conductor: Mary Terey-Smith
CD/Album: Rameau: Orchestral Suites Vol. 2
Record co./Cat #: Naxos 8.553746


Composer: Leos Janacek
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Mackerras
CD/Album: Janacek: Sinfonietta/Taras Bulba
Record co./Cat #: London 410138


Music for Brass Instruments: Intermezzo
Composer: Ingolf Dahl
Ensemble: New World Brass
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
CD/Album: Defining Dahl: the Music of Ingolf Dahl
Record co./Cat #: Argo 444459


Piano Sonata #30 in E, Op. 109
Composer: Ludwig Van Beethoven
Soloists: Mitsuko Uchida, piano
CD/Album: Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Opp. 109, 110 & 111
Record co./Cat #: Philips 6379


String Quartet in F
Composer: Maurice Ravel
Ensemble: Ebene Quartet
CD/Album: Debussy - Faure - Ravel: String Quartets
Record co./Cat #: Virgin Classics 519045


Sancte Deus
Composer: Thomas Tallis
Ensemble: The Tallis Scholars
Conductor: Peter Phillips
CD/Album: A Tudor Collection
Record co./Cat #: Gimell 450


Piano Concerto #1 in Eb
Composer: Franz Liszt
Ensemble: Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Andrew Litton
Soloists: Andre Watts, piano
CD/Album: MacDowell: Piano Concerto No. 2 / Liszt: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2
Record co./Cat #: Telarc 80429


Violin Concerto in a, Op. 53
Composer: Antonin Dvorak
Ensemble: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Mackerras
Soloists: Pamela Frank, violin
Record co./Cat #: London 460316


Ave Maria, mater Dei
Composer: William Cornysh
Ensemble: Tallis Scholars
Conductor: Peter Phillips
CD/Album: A Tudor Collection
Record co./Cat #: Gimell 450
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