Music anniversaries to be commemorated on April 18: 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 18: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For April 18, there are no less than 85 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: José Maurício Nunes Garcia (190th anniversary, Death), Lorenz Nikolai Achté (120th anniversary, Death), Sylvia Fisher (110th anniversary, Birth), Jean Guillou (90th anniversary, Birth), Grigory Sokolov (70th 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 18

 

April 18

2016

1991

Carme Gombau, Anniversaries (April 18), Classical music history, opera singer, professor

Death (age 89)

Valentine Lemercier, Anniversaries (April 18), Classical music history, French opera singer

Birth (29th anniversary)

1989

Julia Smith, Anniversaries (April 18), Classical music history, American composer and pianist

Death (age 84)

1988

1983

Daniele Rustioni, Anniversaries (April 18), Classical music history, Italian conductor

Birth (37th anniversary)

1981

Sol <strong>Gabetta</strong> Sol Gabetta, Anniversaries (April 18), Classical music history, Argentine cellist

Birth (39th anniversary)

1980

Claudio Maldonado, Anniversaries (April 18), Classical music history, Composer and classical guitarist

Birth (40th anniversary)

1969

Patrik Stadler, Anniversaries (April 18), Classical music history, music pedagogue

Birth (51th anniversary)

1963

Benno Ziegler, Anniversaries (April 18), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 76)

1958

1956

Josep Vicens i Juli, Anniversaries (April 18), Classical music history, Spanish musician and composer (1870-1956)

Death (age 86)

1954

Robert Greenberg, Anniversaries (April 18), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (66th anniversary)

1950

1949

1948

Catherine <strong>Malfitano</strong> Catherine Malfitano, Anniversaries (April 18), Classical music history, Singer, opera director

Birth (72th anniversary)

1946

1943

Timothee Adamowski, Anniversaries (April 18), Classical music history, Polish violinist and conductor

Death (age 86)

1937

Keiko <strong>Abe</strong> Keiko Abe, Anniversaries (April 18), Classical music history, Japanese composer and marimba player

Birth (83th anniversary)

Rostyslav Babych, Anniversaries (April 18), Classical music history, composer, music pedagogue, conductor

Birth (83th anniversary)

1936

Ottorino <strong>Respighi</strong> Ottorino Respighi, Anniversaries (April 18), Classical music history, Italian composer, musicologist and conductor

Death (age 56)

1934

Jan Klusák, Anniversaries (April 18), Classical music history, Czech composer, author of film, television and incidental music

Birth (86th anniversary)

1924

Evgeniy Chervonyuk, Anniversaries (April 18), Classical music history, Soviet singer, opera singer and music educator (1924-1982)

Birth

1914

1913

Miloš Sokola, Anniversaries (April 18), Classical music history, Czech violinist, composer and musician

Birth

1902

1900

Lorenz Nikolai <strong>Achté</strong> Lorenz Nikolai Achté, Anniversaries (April 18), Classical music history, Finnish opera singer, composer, conductor and music teacher

Death (age 64)

1883

Agnes Tyrrell, Anniversaries (April 18), Classical music history, Czech composer and pianist

Death (age 36)

1860

1848

Bohuslav Hřímalý, Anniversaries (April 18), Classical music history, conductor, violinist, violist, music pedagogue, composer

Birth

1840

Theodor Tomášek, Anniversaries (April 18), Classical music history, Czech conductor, violinist, composer and choirmaster

Birth

1839

1834

Friedrich Rebling, Anniversaries (April 18), Classical music history, German singer, opera singer and music educator

Birth

1764

1666

Jean-Féry Rebel, Anniversaries (April 18), Classical music history, French Baroque composer and violinist

Birth

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