Music anniversaries to be commemorated on August 10: 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.

August 10: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For August 10, there are no less than 67 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Sébastien de Brossard (290th anniversary, Death), Samuel Arnold (280th anniversary, Birth), Josephine Fodor (150th anniversary, Death), Jorma Panula (90th anniversary, Birth), Bernd Alois Zimmermann (50th 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 August 10

 

August 10

2016

2001

Elsa Cavelti, Anniversaries (August 10), Classical music history, Swiss opera singer and academic voice teacher

Death (age 94)

1996

Reinhold Bartel, Anniversaries (August 10), Classical music history, German opera singer and singer

Death (age 70)

1995

1994

1991

Edwin Löhrer, Anniversaries (August 10), Classical music history, Swiss conductor (1906-1991)

Death (age 85)

1982

Asatur Baljyan, Anniversaries (August 10), Classical music history, Armenian opera singer, baritone

Birth (38th anniversary)

1977

1974

1970

Bernd Alois <strong>Zimmermann</strong> Bernd Alois Zimmermann, Anniversaries (August 10), Classical music history, German composer

Death (age 52)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1960

1959

Luisa Castellani, Anniversaries (August 10), Classical music history, Italian teacher and musician

Birth (61th anniversary)

1954

Eliot Fisk, Anniversaries (August 10), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (66th anniversary)

1952

Jacek Kaspszyk, Anniversaries (August 10), Classical music history, Polish conductor

Birth (68th anniversary)

Ashley Putnam, Anniversaries (August 10), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (68th anniversary)

1949

James Campbell, Anniversaries (August 10), Classical music history, Canadian clarinetist, born 1949

Birth (71th anniversary)

1943

Gisela Ehrensperger, Anniversaries (August 10), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Birth (77th anniversary)

1934

James Tenney, Anniversaries (August 10), Classical music history, American composer and music theorist

Birth

1932

Alexander Goehr, Anniversaries (August 10), Classical music history, English composer

Birth (88th anniversary)

1931

Renate Holm, Anniversaries (August 10), Classical music history, German actor, singer and opera singer

Birth (89th anniversary)

1930

Asen Selimski, Anniversaries (August 10), Classical music history, Bulgarian opera singer

Birth (90th anniversary)

Jorma <strong>Panula</strong> Jorma Panula, Anniversaries (August 10), Classical music history, Finnish conductor and composer

Birth (90th anniversary)

1888

Karoline Hetzenecker, Anniversaries (August 10), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 65)

1883

Anatoly Mineyev, Anniversaries (August 10), Classical music history, opera singer, music pedagogue, singer

Birth

1870

Josephine Fodor, Anniversaries (August 10), Classical music history, opera singer

Death (age 80)

150th anniversary    (2020)

1841

Hippolyte Monpou, Anniversaries (August 10), Classical music history, French composer and organist

Death (age 37)

 

1813

William Henry <strong>Fry</strong> William Henry Fry, Anniversaries (August 10), Classical music history, American composer, music critic, and journalist

Birth

1730

Sébastien de Brossard, Anniversaries (August 10), Classical music history, French composer and music theorist

Death (age 74)

1507

Jacques <strong>Arcadelt</strong> Jacques Arcadelt, Anniversaries (August 10), Classical music history, Netherlandish composer of the Renaissance

Birth

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