Posts tagged as "jean-francaix"

Dvořák: Cello Concerto; Reger: Suite; Francaix: Fantasy

March 5, 2016

In the year 2015 we should have been celebrating the seventieth birthdays of two uniquely talented women cellists who were both born in 1945 but instead we have been remembering a more tragic coincidence: in 1973, multiple sclerosis forced the English virtuoso, Jacqueline du Pré, to retire and her German colleague, Anja Thauer, committed suicide. […]