Music anniversaries to be commemorated on April 28: 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 28: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For April 28, there are no less than 53 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Yevstigney Fomin (220th anniversary, Death), Germaine Cernay (120th anniversary, Birth), Nan Merriman (100th anniversary, Birth), Luisa Tetrazzini (80th anniversary, Death), Kim Borg (20th 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 28

 

April 28

2019

2017

Theo Loosli, Anniversaries (April 28), Classical music history, Swiss conductor and choir director

Death (age 93)

2013

János Starker, Anniversaries (April 28), Classical music history, Hungarian-American cellist

Death (age 88)

2010

2000

Kim Borg, Anniversaries (April 28), Classical music history, Finnish musician and composer

Death (age 80)

1995

1984

1972

Helena <strong>Tulve</strong> Helena Tulve, Anniversaries (April 28), Classical music history, Estonian composer

Birth (48th anniversary)

1971

Madelaine Wibom, Anniversaries (April 28), Classical music history, Swedish opera singer

Birth (49th anniversary)

1965

Mark Kadin, Anniversaries (April 28), Classical music history, Russian conductor and music director

Birth (55th anniversary)

1962

Lyne Fortin, Anniversaries (April 28), Classical music history, Canadian singer

Birth (58th anniversary)

1961

Peter Galliard, Anniversaries (April 28), Classical music history, Swiss singer and opera singer

Birth (59th anniversary)

Julia <strong>Jones</strong> Julia Jones, Anniversaries (April 28), Classical music history, British conductor

Birth (59th anniversary)

1958

Christopher Young, Anniversaries (April 28), Classical music history, American film score and television composer

Birth (62th anniversary)

1955

Otakar Zítek, Anniversaries (April 28), Classical music history, Czech composer and director

Death (age 62)

1954

Michael Daugherty, Anniversaries (April 28), Classical music history, American composer, pianist, and teacher

Birth (66th anniversary)

1952

Gerald Barry, Anniversaries (April 28), Classical music history, Irish composer

Birth (68th anniversary)

1949

Gennadij Bezzubenkov, Anniversaries (April 28), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (71th anniversary)

1947

Nicola LeFanu, Anniversaries (April 28), Classical music history, British composer

Birth (73th anniversary)

1943

Yoav Talmi, Anniversaries (April 28), Classical music history, Israeli conductor-composer

Birth (77th anniversary)

Jana Jonášová, Anniversaries (April 28), Classical music history, Czech actress and educator

Birth (77th anniversary)

1935

Alexander Mackenzie, Anniversaries (April 28), Classical music history, Scottish conductor and composer

Death (age 87)

1934

1923

1920

Nan Merriman, Anniversaries (April 28), Classical music history, agghiya

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1919

Rudolf Moest, Anniversaries (April 28), Classical music history, German opera singer (1872-1919)

Death (age 47)

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