Music anniversaries to be commemorated on April 15: births, premieres...

Thousands of anniversaries. In 2020, classical music and opera offer many opportunities for music lovers to commemorate composers, conductors, performers and operatic artists, to celebrate the first performances of essential works or the opening of emblematic concert halls. From January to December, there are 365 opportunities to revisit a repertoire, a recording or simply to explore 10 centuries of classical music. Something to satisfy all the inquiring minds.

April 15: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For April 15, there are no less than 87 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: František Voda (130th anniversary, Birth), Vít Chlup (100th anniversary, Birth), Žofie Napravilová (70th anniversary, Death), G. J. R. Krishnan (60th anniversary, Birth), Tiina-Maija Koskela (40th anniversary, Birth)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.

All important anniversaries to commemorate a April 15

 

April 15

2019

2017

1987

Elliot Madore, Anniversaries (April 15), Classical music history, Canadian lyric baritone

Birth (33th anniversary)

1980

Tiina-Maija Koskela, Anniversaries (April 15), Classical music history, Finnish opera singer

Birth (40th anniversary)

1979

Alba Rosa <strong>Viëtor</strong> Alba Rosa Viëtor, Anniversaries (April 15), Classical music history, Italian violinist and composer

Death (age 89)

1978

Giorgi <strong>Latsabidze</strong> Giorgi Latsabidze, Anniversaries (April 15), Classical music history, Georgian classical pianist

Birth (42th anniversary)

Alexander Alexandrovich Novikov, Anniversaries (April 15), Classical music history, saxophonist, pedagogue, teacher

Birth (42th anniversary)

1975

1972

1960

1957

Jiří Gemrot, Anniversaries (April 15), Classical music history, Czech composer, radio executive, and record producer

Birth (63th anniversary)

1956

Kathleen Howard, Anniversaries (April 15), Classical music history, Opera singer, actress, magazine editor

Death (age 71)

1953

1952

Josef Kšica mladší, Anniversaries (April 15), Classical music history, Czech cemballist, choirmaster and organist

Birth (68th anniversary)

1951

Sara Cahier, Anniversaries (April 15), Classical music history, Swedish actor, opera singer and music educator

Death (age 76)

1949

Marc Soustrot, Anniversaries (April 15), Classical music history, French conductor

Birth (71th anniversary)

1947

José Berr, Anniversaries (April 15), Classical music history, Swiss composer, conducter and pianist (1874-1947)

Death (age 72)

Michel <strong>Piquemal</strong> Michel Piquemal, Anniversaries (April 15), Classical music history, French conductor and opera singer

Birth (73th anniversary)

1936

Hilda <strong>Sehested</strong> Hilda Sehested, Anniversaries (April 15), Classical music history, Danish composer and pianist

Death (age 77)

1920

Vít Chlup, Anniversaries (April 15), Classical music history, musicologist, conductor, pianist, trombonist

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1912

Wallace Hartley, Anniversaries (April 15), Classical music history, band leader on the RMS Titanic

Death (age 33)

 

1908

Ján Egry, Anniversaries (April 15), Classical music history, composer, music pedagogue, conductor

Death (age 83)

1903

1902

Gloria Guzmán, Anniversaries (April 15), Classical music history, spanish-born Argentine vedette and actress

Birth

1898

Ria Ginster, Anniversaries (April 15), Classical music history, German university teacher and opera singer (1898-1985)

Birth

1879

1875

1808

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