I wrote a while ago about the movie Hilary and Jackie, depicting the life of Jacqueline du Pré and her sister Hilary.
People on Wizzley, where I wrote the article, seem intrigued by the film. I certainly recommend it. It’s a haunting film about the life of the best cellists in history, whose career was cut short much too soon, and so painfully.
Read more about it here (without spoilers):
Hilary and Jackie (1998): A Hugely Engrossing Film
Here’s the performance for which Jacqueline du Pré is best known today: Elgar’s Cello Concerto in E Minor: