Music anniversaries to be commemorated on April 6: 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 6: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For April 6, there are no less than 85 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Johann Kuhnau (360th anniversary, Birth), Leonora Baroni (350th anniversary, Death), Erika Schubert (100th anniversary, Birth), Ariel Daunizeau (90th anniversary, Birth), Marek Torzewski (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 6

 

April 6

2018

2010

2005

André Luy, Anniversaries (April 6), Classical music history, Swiss organist and musicologist (1927-2005)

Death (age 78)

2004

1983

Miroslav Jiroušek, Anniversaries (April 6), Classical music history, Czech composer, mathematician and choirmaster

Death (age 79)

Mayumi Sakamoto, Anniversaries (April 6), Classical music history, Japanese pianist of classical music

Birth (37th anniversary)

1982

Daniela Mack, Anniversaries (April 6), Classical music history, Argentine mezzo-soprano

Birth (38th anniversary)

1976

Joseph Brent, Anniversaries (April 6), Classical music history, American violinist

Birth (44th anniversary)

1971

1970

Vincent Pavesi, Anniversaries (April 6), Classical music history, singer, performing artist, opera singer

Birth

50th anniversary    (2020)

1968

Nataliya Izmaylova, Anniversaries (April 6), Classical music history, Soviet opera singer (1899-1968)

Death (age 68)

1967

Julian <strong>Anderson</strong> Julian Anderson, Anniversaries (April 6), Classical music history, British composer and teacher of composition

Birth (53th anniversary)

1963

Rudolf Vohanka, Anniversaries (April 6), Classical music history, Czech composer and choirmaster

Death (age 82)

1961

1960

Marek Torzewski, Anniversaries (April 6), Classical music history, singer, musician, opera singer

Birth (60th anniversary)

1959

1957

Vittorio Parisi, Anniversaries (April 6), Classical music history, Italian conductor

Birth (63th anniversary)

Jaroslava Maxová, Anniversaries (April 6), Classical music history, Czech opera singer and music educator

Birth (63th anniversary)

1951

Pascal <strong>Rogé</strong> Pascal Rogé, Anniversaries (April 6), Classical music history, French pianist

Birth (69th anniversary)

1944

Felicity Palmer, Anniversaries (April 6), Classical music history, English mezzo-soprano and music professor

Birth (76th anniversary)

Manfred Mayrhofer, Anniversaries (April 6), Classical music history, Austrian conductor

Birth (76th anniversary)

1942

Ryszard Karczykowski, Anniversaries (April 6), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (78th anniversary)

1941

Zdeněk Hatina, Anniversaries (April 6), Classical music history, Czech composer

Birth (79th anniversary)

1938

Simon Sargon, Anniversaries (April 6), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (82th anniversary)

1936

Arkadij Sawczenko, Anniversaries (April 6), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1936-2004)

Birth

1932

1931

Radomil Eliška, Anniversaries (April 6), Classical music history, Czech conductor, music educator, professor and university educator

Birth

1927

1926

1920

Erika Schubert, Anniversaries (April 6), Classical music history, Austrian singer died 2019

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1896

Ferdinand Gumbert, Anniversaries (April 6), Classical music history, German composer, singer and music educator

Death (age 77)

1885

Carlos <strong>Salzedo</strong> Carlos Salzedo, Anniversaries (April 6), Classical music history, French harpist, pianist, conductor and composer

Birth

1884

1867

Karel Pospíšil, Anniversaries (April 6), Classical music history, Czech composer, pianist and chess composer

Birth

1822

1815

Robert <strong>Volkmann</strong> Robert Volkmann, Anniversaries (April 6), Classical music history, German-born Hungarian composer, conductor and teacher

Birth

1778

Joseph Funk, Anniversaries (April 6), Classical music history, American music teacher, publisher, and composer

Birth

1670

Leonora Baroni, Anniversaries (April 6), Classical music history, Italian lutenist and composer

Death (age 59)

350th anniversary    (2020)

1660

Johann <strong>Kuhnau</strong> Johann Kuhnau, Anniversaries (April 6), Classical music history, German composer, organist and harpsichordist

Birth

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