Music anniversaries to be commemorated on April 27: 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 27: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For April 27, there are no less than 79 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Caroline Barbot (190th anniversary, Birth), Guido Cantelli (100th anniversary, Birth), Christian Zacharias (70th anniversary, Birth), Pylyp Kozytskiy (60th anniversary, Death), Lynn Harrell (0th 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 27

 

April 27

2020

Lynn <strong>Harrell</strong> Lynn Harrell, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, American cellist

Death (age 76)

0th anniversary    (2020)

Jeannette Pilou, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, Italian soprano of Greek parentage and Egyptian birth

Death (age 82)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2019

2018

Maya Kuliyeva, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, Soviet opera singer and actor

Death (age 97)

2017

Eduard Brunner, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, Swiss musician (1939-2017)

Death (age 77)

2011

Anita Välkki, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, Finnish singer and opera singer

Death (age 84)

2007

Mstislav <strong>Rostropovich</strong> Mstislav Rostropovich, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, Russian cellist and conductor

Death (age 80)

1999

1992

Olivier <strong>Messiaen</strong> Olivier Messiaen, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, French composer, organist and ornithologist

Death (age 83)

MasterpiecesComplete works

1988

Ekaterina Nikolaevna Alekseeva, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, Ukrainian opera singer and musicologist (1899-1988)

Death (age 88)

1987

Hannah <strong>Stone</strong> Hannah Stone, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, Welsh harpist

Birth (33th anniversary)

1984

1981

Anna Viktorova, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, Russian opera singer

Birth (39th anniversary)

1973

Tatiana Stachak, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, guitarist, composer, pedagogue

Birth (47th anniversary)

1971

Olari Elts, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, Estonian conductor

Birth (49th anniversary)

1969

1963

Evelyn <strong>Herlitzius</strong> Evelyn Herlitzius, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, German opera singer

Birth (57th anniversary)

1960

Pylyp Kozytskiy, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, Russian composer, musicologist and music educator (1893-1960)

Death (age 66)

1959

Louis Lortie, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, Canadian pianist

Birth (61th anniversary)

1958

Toril Carlsen, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (62th anniversary)

1953

Ilona Tokody, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, Hungarian opera singer

Birth (67th anniversary)

1950

Christian <strong>Zacharias</strong> Christian Zacharias, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, German pianist and conductor

Birth (70th anniversary)

Karl Straube, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, German church musician, organist, and choral conductor

Death (age 77)

1949

Yoshiko Arai, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, Japanese violinist

Birth (71th anniversary)

1943

Judith Blegen, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, American soprano

Birth (77th anniversary)

Jon Deak, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, American composer and musician

Birth (77th anniversary)

1941

Carmen Reppel, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, German soprano

Birth (79th anniversary)

1938

Adolph Mühlmann, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, music pedagogue

Death (age 71)

1932

François Bayle, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, French composer

Birth (88th anniversary)

1931

Igor <strong>Oistrakh</strong> Igor Oistrakh, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, Ukrainian musician

Birth (89th anniversary)

1920

Guido <strong>Cantelli</strong> Guido Cantelli, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, Italian conductor

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

Anton Eberst, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, Clarinetist, professor, author

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1902

Józef Korolkiewicz, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, Polish sportsperson, painter, singer and athletics competitor (1902-1988)

Birth

1886

Josef Klement Zástěra, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, Czech composer, choirmaster and collector of regional songs

Birth

1871

1868

1846

 

1735

Clairval, Anniversaries (April 27), Classical music history, French singer, actor and librettist

Birth

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