Music anniversaries to be commemorated on April 23: 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 23: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For April 23, there are no less than 65 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Loreto Vittori (350th anniversary, Death), Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria (240th anniversary, Death), Henry Barraud (120th anniversary, Birth), Gemma Bellincioni (70th anniversary, Death), Barry Douglas (60th 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 23

 

April 23

2019

Charity Sunshine Tillemann-Dick, Anniversaries (April 23), Classical music history, American operatic soprano, composer and presenter

Death (age 35)

2015

2011

Peter <strong>Lieberson</strong> Peter Lieberson, Anniversaries (April 23), Classical music history, American classical composer

Death (age 64)

1991

Jean <strong>Rondeau</strong> Jean Rondeau, Anniversaries (April 23), Classical music history, French harpsichordist and pianist

Birth (29th anniversary)

1983

Oksana Pečeny, Anniversaries (April 23), Classical music history, Slovenian musician

Birth (37th anniversary)

1980

Simon Zaoui, Anniversaries (April 23), Classical music history, French pianist

Birth (40th anniversary)

1976

1975

Olga Kern, Anniversaries (April 23), Classical music history, Classical pianist

Birth (45th anniversary)

1964

Gianandrea <strong>Noseda</strong> Gianandrea Noseda, Anniversaries (April 23), Classical music history, Italian conductor

Birth (56th anniversary)

1963

Carmen Fuggiss, Anniversaries (April 23), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Birth (57th anniversary)

1960

Barry Douglas, Anniversaries (April 23), Classical music history, musician from Belfast, Northern Ireland

Birth (60th anniversary)

1953

Monique Désy Proulx, Anniversaries (April 23), Classical music history, Canadian writer and musician

Birth (67th anniversary)

1948

Sergej Kopčák, Anniversaries (April 23), Classical music history, opera and concert singer

Birth (72th anniversary)

1942

Jorge Antunes, Anniversaries (April 23), Classical music history, Brazilian politician and composer

Birth (78th anniversary)

1941

Gillian Whitehead, Anniversaries (April 23), Classical music history, New Zealand composer

Birth (79th anniversary)

1940

Bulat Minzhilkiev, Anniversaries (April 23), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1940-1997)

Birth

1937

1936

Trần Hiếu, Anniversaries (April 23), Classical music history, Vietnamese singer

Birth (84th anniversary)

1928

Sergio Tedesco, Anniversaries (April 23), Classical music history, Italian actor, voice actor and tenor

Birth

1906

Albert Cotó i Fita, Anniversaries (April 23), Classical music history, Spanish conductor and composer (1852-1906)

Death (age 54)

1905

Karel Komzák <strong>II</strong> Karel Komzák II, Anniversaries (April 23), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and choirmaster

Death (age 54)

1901

1881

1877

1854

Grigory Lishin, Anniversaries (April 23), Classical music history, Russian poet, theatre critic and composer

Birth

 

1815

Friedrich Hassel, Anniversaries (April 23), Classical music history, child actor, actor and stage actor (1815-1884)

Birth

1780

Duchess Maria Antonia of <strong>Bavaria</strong> Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria, Anniversaries (April 23), Classical music history, German composer, opera singer and librettist

Death (age 55)

 

1756

Alexander <strong>Reinagle</strong> Alexander Reinagle, Anniversaries (April 23), Classical music history, American composer, organist, and theater musician

Birth

1728

Tomás de Torrejón y Velasco, Anniversaries (April 23), Classical music history, Spanish composer, musician and organist

Death (age 83)

1712

Lambert Chaumont, Anniversaries (April 23), Classical music history, Belgian composer, in the principality of Liège, priest

Death (age 67)

1691

Jean-Henri d'<strong>d'Anglebert</strong> Jean-Henri d'd'Anglebert, Anniversaries (April 23), Classical music history, French harpsichordist and composer

Death (age 62)

1670

Loreto Vittori, Anniversaries (April 23), Classical music history, Italian singer and composer

Death (age 70)

350th anniversary    (2020)

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