Monday 24 February 2020 7:30PM

25th Annual Jacqueline du Pré Charity Concert

Britten, Bridge, Waley-Cohen and Shostakovich


  • Adrian Brendel cello
  • Joanna MacGregor piano
  • Gildas Quartet
  • Christopher Jones violin
  • Gemma Sharples violin
  • Jenny Lewisohn viola
  • Anna Menzies cello

For the 25th Annual Jacqueline du Pré concert, Joanna MacGregor has curated a programme with Aldeburgh connections; music by Bridge, Britten and Shostakovich is included together with a new commission from former Britten–Pears Young Artist, Freya Waley-Cohen. Joanna is joined by Adrian Brendel and the award-winning Gildas Quartet.

  • The Royal Society of Musicians of Great Britain (Reg. Charity)
  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
        • Cello Sonata in C Op. 65
  • Frank Bridge (1879-1941)
        • Cello Sonata in D minor
  • Interval
  • Freya Waley-Cohen (b.1989)
        • Amulet (world première)
  • Dmitry Shostakovich (1906-1975)
        • Piano Quintet in G minor Op. 57

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