Music anniversaries to be commemorated on April 4: 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 4: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For April 4, there are no less than 75 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Gaspar Sanz (380th anniversary, Birth), Giovanni Corsi (130th anniversary, Death), Waldemar Klingelhöfer (120th anniversary, Birth), Carl Bohm (100th anniversary, Death), Jane Eaglen (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 4

 

April 4

2004

Nikita Bogoslovsky, Anniversaries (April 4), Classical music history, Soviet and Russian composer, conductor, pianist, writer

Death (age 90)

1994

1989

Andreas Ottensamer, Anniversaries (April 4), Classical music history, Austrian classical clarinetist

Birth (31th anniversary)

1985

Anton Lubchenko, Anniversaries (April 4), Classical music history, Russian conductor and composer

Birth (35th anniversary)

1984

Augustin <strong>Hadelich</strong> Augustin Hadelich, Anniversaries (April 4), Classical music history, Italian musician

Birth (36th anniversary)

1982

Lauren Worsham, Anniversaries (April 4), Classical music history, American actress

Birth (38th anniversary)

1970

Martina Serafin, Anniversaries (April 4), Classical music history, Austrian opera singer and soprano

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

Irmgard Vilsmaier, Anniversaries (April 4), Classical music history, opera singer

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1969

Sean Ghazi, Anniversaries (April 4), Classical music history, Malaysian actor and singer

Birth (51th anniversary)

Fanny Anitùa, Anniversaries (April 4), Classical music history, Mexican contralto opera singer

Death (age 82)

1963

Ilan Rechtman, Anniversaries (April 4), Classical music history, Israeli pianist and composer

Birth (57th anniversary)

1961

Dagmar Pecková, Anniversaries (April 4), Classical music history, Czech opera singer

Birth (59th anniversary)

1960

Jane Eaglen, Anniversaries (April 4), Classical music history, British opera singer

Birth (60th anniversary)

1956

Nadezhda Salina, Anniversaries (April 4), Classical music history, Russian opera singer (1864-1956)

Death (age 109)

1953

Ludovic Lamothe, Anniversaries (April 4), Classical music history, Haitian composer and virtuoso pianist

Death (age 70)

Chen Yi, Anniversaries (April 4), Classical music history, Chinese composer of contemporary classical music

Birth (67th anniversary)

1948

Chris Doig, Anniversaries (April 4), Classical music history, New Zealand opera singer and sports administrator

Birth

1947

1946

1944

Karel <strong>Weis</strong> Karel Weis, Anniversaries (April 4), Classical music history, Czech composer, collector of regional songs and organist

Death (age 82)

1922

1920

Carl Bohm, Anniversaries (April 4), Classical music history, German composer

Death (age 75)

100th anniversary    (2020)

1899

David Badridze, Anniversaries (April 4), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1899-1987)

Birth

1890

Giovanni <strong>Corsi</strong> Giovanni Corsi, Anniversaries (April 4), Classical music history, Italian singer and opera singer

Death (age 68)

1879

Gabriel Grovlez, Anniversaries (April 4), Classical music history, eminent French composer and conductor

Birth

1872

Georg Maikl, Anniversaries (April 4), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Birth

1864

Jenő Sztojanovits, Anniversaries (April 4), Classical music history, Hungarian composer, conductor and educationist (1864-1919)

Birth

1859

1843

Hans <strong>Richter</strong> Hans Richter, Anniversaries (April 4), Classical music history, Austrian-Hungarian orchestral and operatic conductor

Birth

1640

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