Music anniversaries to be commemorated on April 9: 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 9: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For April 9, there are no less than 75 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Hermann Zumpe (170th anniversary, Birth), Ken-Ichiro Kobayashi (80th anniversary, Birth), Jackie Evancho (20th anniversary, Birth), Kenneth McKellar (10th anniversary, Death), Dmitri Smirnov (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 9

 

April 9

2020

Dmitri <strong>Smirnov</strong> Dmitri Smirnov, Anniversaries (April 9), Classical music history, Russian composer

Death (age 71)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2013

Erkeghali Rakhmadiev, Anniversaries (April 9), Classical music history, Soviet composer and music educator (1932-2013)

Death (age 80)

2010

Kenneth McKellar, Anniversaries (April 9), Classical music history, British singer, recording artist

Death (age 82)

2001

Graziella Sciutti, Anniversaries (April 9), Classical music history, Italian soprano, vocal teacher and opera producer

Death (age 73)

2000

Jackie <strong>Evancho</strong> Jackie Evancho, Anniversaries (April 9), Classical music history, American singer

Birth (20th anniversary)

1996

1991

Sixten Eckerberg, Anniversaries (April 9), Classical music history, Swedish conductor and composer

Death (age 81)

1986

Alfred Pfeifle, Anniversaries (April 9), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 69)

1983

Siiri Koel, Anniversaries (April 9), Classical music history, Estonian opera singer

Birth (37th anniversary)

1974

1973

Speranza <strong>Scappucci</strong> Speranza Scappucci, Anniversaries (April 9), Classical music history, conductor, pianist

Birth (47th anniversary)

1970

Cobina Wright, Anniversaries (April 9), Classical music history, American actress

Death (age 82)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1969

Giovanni <strong>Allevi</strong> Giovanni Allevi, Anniversaries (April 9), Classical music history, Italian pianist and composer

Birth (51th anniversary)

1958

Valerija Balsytė, Anniversaries (April 9), Classical music history, Lithuanian opera singer

Birth (62th anniversary)

1948

1946

1940

Ken-Ichiro Kobayashi, Anniversaries (April 9), Classical music history, Japanese composer and conductor

Birth (80th anniversary)

1935

Aulis <strong>Sallinen</strong> Aulis Sallinen, Anniversaries (April 9), Classical music history, Finnish composer

Birth (85th anniversary)

1932

1931

Paul Vidal, Anniversaries (April 9), Classical music history, French composer, conductor and music teacher (1863-1931)

Death (age 67)

1930

1928

Gabrijela Mrak, Anniversaries (April 9), Classical music history, music pedagogue, opera singer

Death (age 76)

1927

Jaroslav Foltýn, Anniversaries (April 9), Classical music history, Czech conductor, music educator and composer

Birth

1911

Rudolf Jusa, Anniversaries (April 9), Classical music history, opera singer

Birth (109th anniversary)

1906

Antal <strong>Doráti</strong> Antal Doráti, Anniversaries (April 9), Classical music history, Hungarian-born conductor and composer

Birth

1902

1895

Rudolf Kattnigg, Anniversaries (April 9), Classical music history, Austrian composer, pianist and conductor

Birth

1884

1870

Colin <strong>McAlpin</strong> Colin McAlpin, Anniversaries (April 9), Classical music history, English composer and writer

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

1850

1846

Francesco Paolo <strong>Tosti</strong> Francesco Paolo Tosti, Anniversaries (April 9), Classical music history, Italian, later British composer and music teacher

Birth

1839

1825

 

1820

Angelo Zanardini, Anniversaries (April 9), Classical music history, Italian librettist

Birth

200th anniversary    (2020)

1717

Georg Matthias Monn, Anniversaries (April 9), Classical music history, Austrian composer, organist and music teacher

Birth

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