Music anniversaries to be commemorated on April 22: 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 22: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For April 22, there are no less than 78 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Alexander von Bandrowski (160th anniversary, Birth), Juan Vert (130th anniversary, Birth), Cheryl Barker (60th anniversary, Birth), Tomomi Nishimoto (50th anniversary, Birth), Jane Froman (40th anniversary, Death)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.

All important anniversaries to commemorate a April 22

 

April 22

2020

Viktor Gurev, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, Belarusian opera singer

Death (age 93)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2019

Deborah Cook, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, American operatic soprano

Death (age 80)

František Xaver Thuri, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, Czech oboist, music educator and composer

Death (age 79)

2017

Václav Kučera, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer and musicologist

Death (age 87)

2011

Eyvind Solås, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, Norwegian musician and actor

Death (age 73)

2001

Robert Starer, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, Austrian-born American composer and pianist

Death (age 77)

1995

1988

Sunwook Kim, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, South Korean pianist

Birth (32th anniversary)

1983

Antonín Modr, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, Czech violinist, composer and musicologist

Death (age 84)

1981

David Serero, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, opera singer from France

Birth (39th anniversary)

1980

Jane Froman, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, American actress and singer (1907-1980)

Death (age 72)

1970

Tomomi Nishimoto, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, Music conductor

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1967

Armenuhi Seyranyan, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, Armenian opera singer

Birth (53th anniversary)

Vladimir Ognev, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, Russian opera singer

Birth (53th anniversary)

1964

Ma Si Tsang, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, Cantonese opera performer

Death (age 64)

1960

Cheryl Barker, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, Australian opera soprano

Birth (60th anniversary)

1956

1955

Gérard Pape, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (65th anniversary)

1953

1948

Mary Lou Fallis, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, Canadian opera singer

Birth (72th anniversary)

1944

Joshua Rifkin, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, American conductor, keyboard player, and musicologist

Birth (76th anniversary)

Mezio Agostini, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, Italian musician and composer

Death (age 68)

1942

Werner Compes, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, German musician, singer and music educator

Birth (78th anniversary)

1941

Rudolf Mazzola, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, Swiss singer and opera singer (1941-2010)

Birth

1939

Jaroslav Krček, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and musician

Birth (81th anniversary)

1937

Kim Bazarsadaev, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1937-2002)

Birth

1935

Fiorenza <strong>Cossotto</strong> Fiorenza Cossotto, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, Italian mezzo-soprano singer

Birth (85th anniversary)

1932

1929

Ödön <strong>Mihalovich</strong> Ödön Mihalovich, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, Hungarian composer and educator

Death (age 86)

1927

Pascal Bentoiu, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, Romanian composer and musicologist

Birth

1916

Yehudi <strong>Menuhin</strong> Yehudi Menuhin, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, American violinist and conductor (1916–1999)

Birth

Veli Mukhatov, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, Turkmenistani musician (1916-2005)

Birth

1912

 

1907

Alfred Mahovsky, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and pianist

Birth

1895

1872

1860

Alexander von Bandrowski, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, university teacher, stage actor

Birth

1846

Josef Triebensee, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, Czech conductor, oboist and composer

Death (age 73)

1782

Josef Seger, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, Czech violinist, composer and organist

Death (age 66)

1776

 

1757

Alessandro <strong>Rolla</strong> Alessandro Rolla, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, Italian viola and violin virtuoso, composer, conductor and teacher

Birth

1658

Giuseppe <strong>Torelli</strong> Giuseppe Torelli, Anniversaries (April 22), Classical music history, Italian violist, violinist, teacher and composer

Birth

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