Joan Mackerras Reflects
Joan Hall, née Mackerras, sister of Charles recorded these reflections:
Léon Goossens, The Mikado and small children and listening to music
How Charles came to learn the oboe
Charles’ School Career
Charles overtook his teacher
Well Done Charles
Charles accompanies a young violinist
Richard Merriweather and the G&S Horn Part
The idea for Pineapple Poll ballet.
Charles played for and conducted the 2GB commercial radio station orchestra
Wartime Bolero transcription from recording
Employed Joan to create score barlines
Mother and the Psychologist
Recorded in 2016 and presented here to remember Sir Charles’ life ten years after he died.
Charles with Joan in Wien, 1987.
Joan Mackerras (Hall) with Charles Mackerras in 2007.
Photo courtesy of (c) Bartholomew Hall